lawn grasses
Syn: ↑genus Stenotaphrum
Hypernyms: ↑monocot genus, ↑liliopsid genus
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\\ˌstenəˈtafrəm\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from sten- + Greek taphros ditch; akin to Greek thaptein to bury — more at epitaph
: a small genus of grasses found in Malaysia and along the seacoast of America and having creeping stems and one-flowered spikelets on one side of a flat corky rachis — see saint augustine grass 1

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  • Stenotaphrum — (S. Trin.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Gramineae Paniceae; Arten in heißen Ländern …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Stenotaphrum —   Stenotaphrum …   Wikipedia Español

  • Stenotaphrum — ungzdė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių (Poaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Stenotaphrum). atitikmenys: lot. Stenotaphrum šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos komisijos 2010 m. spalio 8 d. protokolinis nutarimas Nr. PN 5 „Dėl… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Stenotaphrum — Género de plantas de la familia de las Poaceas, orden Poales, subclase Liliidae, clase Liliopsida, división Magnoliophyta. ● Stenotaphrum secundatum (Walter) O. Kuntze …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Stenotaphrum — ID 80984 Symbol Key STENO3 Common Name St. Augustine grass Family Poaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CA, FL, GA, HI, LA, MO, MS, NC, NM, OK, PR, SC, TN, TX, VA, VI Growth Habit …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Stenotaphrum — ▪ grass genus       genus of about seven species of low, mat forming perennial grasses of the family Poaceae, native to tropical and subtropical regions throughout the world. St. Augustine grass (Saint Augustine grass) (S. secundatum), also known …   Universalium

  • Stenotaphrum —   Gk stenos, slender; taphros, ditch. The spikelets are sunken in small pits on the surface of the rhachis …   Etymological dictionary of grasses

  • stenotaphrum — steno·taph·rum …   English syllables

  • STENOTAPHRUM SECUNDATUM (WALT.) KTZE. - АВГУСТИНОВА ТРАВА — см. 49. Многолетнее растение. S. secundatum (Walt.) Ktze. Августинова трава Rev. Gen. PI. 2 (1891) 794. Hitchcock (1935) 565, 962, f.; (1936) 177, f. Рожевиц (1937) 496, рис. S у n. Ischaemum secundatum Walt.; Rottboelia stoionifera Poir.;… …   Справочник растений

  • STENOTAPHRUM DIMIDIATUM BRONGN. - ПЕМБСКАЯТРАВА — см. 49. Многолетнее растение. S. dimidiatum Brongn. Пембскаятрава in Duperr. Voy. Coq. Bot. (1828) 127. Williams R. О. (1949) 287, f. S у n. Panicum dimidiatum L.; Rottboelia dimidiata L. f.; R. complanata Sw.; Stenotaphrum. complanatum Schrank;… …   Справочник растений

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