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