Definition of Echinochloa frumentacea
1. Noun. Coarse annual grass cultivated in Japan and southeastern Asia for its edible seeds and for forage; important wildlife food in United States.
Group relationships: Echinochloa, Genus Echinochloa
Generic synonyms: Millet
Lexicographical Neighbors of Echinochloa Frumentacea
Literary usage of Echinochloa frumentacea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"... Billion-dollar grass; Japanese millet Herbaceous annual Cultivated and occasionally escaped. echinochloa frumentacea (Roxb. ..."
2. Feeds and Feeding Abridged by William Arnon Henry, Frank Barron Morrison (1915)
"(498) Japanese barnyard millet (echinochloa frumentacea), a close relative of the common barnyard grass, has often been advertised as "billion dollar grass. ..."
3. Bulletin (1910)
"echinochloa frumentacea (Roxb.) Link (producing grain). Japanese Barnyard Millet or Grass. Billion-Dollar Grass. Rare. Escaped from cultivation to fields ..."
4. Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York by New York (State). Legislature. Assembly (1918)
"Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) Beauv. Waste and cultivated ground. Echinochloa frumentacea (Roxb.) Link. Sandy plains and shores. ..."