Definition of Chloris truncata

1. Noun. Perennial Australian grass having numerous long spikes arranged like the vanes of a windmill.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chloris Truncata

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

Literary usage of Chloris truncata

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1. Select Extra-tropical Plants: Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1895)
"Chloris truncata, E. Brown. The Windmill-grass. South-Eastern Australia, as far south as Port Phillip. This perennial and showy grass is regarded by Mr. ..."

2. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"Wheat G.—Short-awned— Triticum multiflorum, Banks and Sol. (NZ) 135. White-topped G.— Danthonia longifolia, R.Br. (A.) 136. Windmill G.— Chloris truncata, ..."

3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1907)
"Chloris truncata. "Windmill grass," or "star grass." An erect grass, perennial and showy. Valuable as a forage plant; an excellent summer and autumn grass. ..."

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