Definition of Pennisetum setaceum

1. Noun. Tall perennial ornamental grass with long nodding flower plumes of tropical Africa and Asia.

Exact synonyms: Fountain Grass, Pennisetum Ruppelii
Generic synonyms: Grass
Group relationships: Genus Pennisetum, Pennisetum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pennisetum Setaceum

Pengo
Penha
Penicillium
Penjaringan
Penkyamp
Penn
Pennatulidae
Penney's
Pennine Chain
Pennines
Pennisetum
Pennisetum Americanum
Pennisetum cenchroides
Pennisetum glaucum
Pennisetum ruppelii
Pennisetum setaceum
Pennistum villosum
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Avenue
Pennsylvania Dutch
Pennsylvania German
Pennsylvanian
Pennsylvanian period
Pennsylvanians
Penny Black
Penny Blacks
Penobscot
Penobscot Bay
Penobscot River

Literary usage of Pennisetum setaceum

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1. Lost Crops of Africa: Grains edited by F. R. Ruskin (1999)
"... and pennisetum setaceum. Pearl millet has also been crossed with species of completely different genera. including buffel grass (Cenchrus ciliaris). ..."

2. Proceedings of the Session on Tropical Forestry for People of the Pacific edited by C. Eugene Conrad, Leonard A. Newell (1994)
"pennisetum setaceum (Gramineae) (Fountain Grass) Fountain grass is a native of North Africa, and its bushy and attractive seed heads indicate it was brought ..."

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