HyperDic: gramineae

English > 1 sense of the word Gramineae:
NOUNplantGramineae, family Gramineae, Graminaceae, family Graminaceae, Poaceae, family Poaceae, grass familythe grasses
English > Gramineae: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningThe grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar ... / sugar cane.
Synonymsfamily Gramineae, Graminaceae, family Graminaceae, Poaceae, family Poaceae, grass family
Member ofGraminales, order Graminalesgrasses
MembersAegilops, genus Aegilopsgoat grass
Agropyron, genus Agropyronperennial grasses of temperate and cool regions
Agrostis, genus Agrostisannual or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere
Alopecurus, genus Alopecurusannual or perennial grasses including decorative and meadow species as well as notorious agricultural weeds
Andropogon, genus Andropogontall annual or perennial grasses with spikelike racemes
Arrhenatherum, genus Arrhenatherumoat grass
Arundo, genus ArundoAny of several coarse tall perennial grasses of most warm areas
Avena, genus Avenaoats
Bambuseae, tribe Bambuseaebamboos
Bouteloua, genus Boutelouaforage grasses
Bromus, genus BromusA genus of grasses of the family Gramineae
Buchloe, genus Buchloebuffalo grass
Cenchrus, genus CenchrusA genus of grasses of the family Gramineae that have burs
Chloris, genus Chloristufted or perennial or annual grasses having runners
Cortaderia, genus Cortaderiatall ornamental grasses of South America and New Zealand and New Guinea
Cynodon, genus CynodonCreeping perennial grasses of tropical and southern Africa
Dactylis, genus DactylisA monocotyledonous grass of the family Gramineae (has only one species)
Dactyloctenium, genus DactylocteniumA monocotyledonous genus of the family Gramineae
Digitaria, genus Digitariacrab grass
Echinochloa, genus Echinochloaannual or perennial succulent grasses of warm regions
Eleusine, genus Eleusineannual and perennial grasses of savannas and upland grasslands
Elymus, genus Elymustall tufted perennial grasses (such as lyme grass or wild rye)
Eragrostis, genus Eragrostisannual or perennial grasses of tropics and subtropics
Erianthus, genus Erianthusgenus of reedlike grasses having spikes crowded in a panicle covered with long silky hairs
Festuca, genus FestucaA genus of tufted perennial grasses of the family Gramineae
Glyceria, genus Glyceriamanna grass
Holcus, genus HolcusA genus of Old World grasses widely cultivated in America
Hordeum, genus Hordeumannual to perennial grasses of temperate northern hemisphere and South America
Leymus, genus Leymusgenus that in some classifications overlaps the genus Elymus
Lolium, genus Loliumdarnel
Muhlenbergia, genus MuhlenbergiaA genus of grasses of the family Gramineae grown in America and Asia
Oryza, genus Oryzarice
Oryzopsis, genus Oryzopsisrice grass
Panicum, genus Panicumpanic grass
Pennisetum, genus PennisetumA genus of Old World grasses
Phalaris, genus PhalarisA genus of grasses with broad leaves and a dense spike of flowers
Phleum, genus Phleumgrasses native to temperate regions
Phragmites, genus Phragmitesreeds of marshes and riversides in tropical or temperate regions
Poa, genus Poachiefly perennial grasses of cool temperate regions
Saccharum, genus Saccharumtall perennial reedlike grass originally / originally of southeastern Asia
Schizachyrium, genus SchizachyriumOverlaps the genus Andropogon
Secale, genus Secalecereal grass widely cultivated for its grain
Setaria, genus Setariaannual or perennial grasses of warm regions
Spartina, genus Spartinagrass of freshwater swamps and salt marshes of Europe, Africa, America, and South Atlantic islands
Sporobolus, genus Sporoboluscosmopolitan annual and perennial grasses (as dropseed or rush grass)
Stenotaphrum, genus Stenotaphrumlawn grasses
Triticum, genus Triticumannual cereal grasses from Mediterranean area
Zea, genus ZeaCorn
Zizania, genus Zizaniawild rice
genus PaspalumA genus of perennial grasses of warm regions
genus Sorghum, Sorghumannual or perennial tropical and subtropical cereal grasses
genus Zoysia, Zoisia, genus Zoisialawn grasses native to southeastern Asia and New Zealand
gramineous plant, graminaceous plantcosmopolitan herbaceous or woody plants with hollow jointed stems and long narrow leaves
meadowgrass, meadow grassAny of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture
milletAny of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine
NarrowerCalamagrostis, genus Calamagrostisreed grass
Broadermonocot family, liliopsid familyfamily of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Spanishgramináceas, Gramineae, gramíneas
CatalanGramineae, Poaceae

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