Definition of Chloris gayana

1. Noun. Perennial grass of South Africa introduced into United States; cultivated as forage grass in dry regions.

Exact synonyms: Rhodes Grass
Generic synonyms: Finger Grass



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chloris Gayana

Chlamydophrys
Chlamydosaurus
Chlamydosaurus kingi
Chlamyphorus
Chlamyphorus truncatus
Chleuh
Chleuhs
Chloe
Chloe Anthony Wofford
Chlor-Trimeton
Chloranthaceae
Chloranthus
Chloraseptic
Chloris
Chloris gayana (current term)
Chloris truncata
Chlorococcales
Chlorococcum
Chloromycetin
Chlorophis
Chlorophoneus
Chlorophoneus nigrifrons
Chlorophthalmidae
Chlorophyceae
Chlorophyllum molybdites
Chlorophyta
Chloroxylon
Chloroxylon swietenia
Chlorura

Literary usage of Chloris gayana

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1. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"Rhodes grass (Chloris gayana), of South Africa, is an extremely valuable hay grass in tropical and semi-tropical regions. For this purpose it is largely ..."

2. Housing, Husbandry, And Welfare Of Sheep And Goats Bibliography January 85 by D'Anna Berry (1997)
"water and feed consisting of commercial concentrate plus Rhodes grass (Chloris gayana) hay. The water and feed remaining after Sh of observation were ..."

3. Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1913)
"These grasses are Rhodes grass (Chloris gayana, Kunth) and Sudan grass (Andro- pogon sorghum, Bret.) ; also, possibly another form of sorghum— Tunis grass. ..."

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