Definition of Bouteloua
1. Noun. Forage grasses.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Grama, Grama Grass, Gramma, Gramma Grass
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bouteloua
Literary usage of Bouteloua
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Book of Grasses: An Illustrated Guide to the Common Grasses, and the by Mary Francis Baker (1912)
"... flowering scale longer and broader; palet slightly shorter than flowering scale. Rachilla prolonged. Stamens 3. Stigmas purple. Tall Grama bouteloua ..."
2. The Agricultural Grasses of the United States by George Vasey, Clifford Richardson, United States Division of Botany (1884)
"... reduced to one or two minute scales with three short awns, or to a single small awn. The most useful of the gramma grasses is, probably, the bouteloua ..."
3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1912)
"is here considered to be a close ally of bouteloua, a conclusion well supported by the ... The name bouteloua is used rather than the older spelling ..."