Chloris


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Chloris

a genus of grasses in the family Poaceae; some cause cyanide poisoning. Includes C. distichophylla, C. gayana, C. truncata, C. ventricosa. Called also windmill grass.

Chloris truncata
causes photosensitization, possibly through steroidal saponins. Called also windmill grass.
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Two types of microhairs can be distinguished in the Chloridoids, according to the presence of "partitioning membranes" in the basal cell (as in Chloris Sw.
grisea, Chloris verticillata, Digitaria sanguinalis, Paspalum setaceum, Poa pratensis, Schedonorus arundinaceus, and Tridens flavus.
Chloris Yue and scholars of the UHCL NSF Scholar Program (NSF Grant # 1060039) also provided invaluable suggestions and assistance.
The area is of great ornithological interest, and an endemic subspecies, the White-collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris kalbaensis, breeds almost exclusively at this site, which is also one of just two breeding localities in the region for Sykes's Warbler Hippolais rama.
Brisbane Premium Valet is located off Chloris and Hibiscus Streets.
It is the UAE's native bird and is named Halcyon Chloris Kalbaensis after its sanctuary.
Robert Burns's several poems to Chloris (aka Jean Lorimer), in The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns, ed.
The strong population growth in the Tree Sparrow Passer montanus, the Blue Tit Parus caeruleus, and the Greenfinch Carduelis chloris have been explained, at least partly, by an increase in winter feeding (Vaisanen & Solonen, 1997; Vepsalainen et al.
Las especies halladas fueron variadas; dentro del estrato herbaceo se encontraron gramineas de los generos Setaria, Gounia, Digitaria, Gymnopogon, Panicum y Chloris y en el estrato arbustivo varias especies de Schimus, Valleria glabra, Prosopis ruscifolia (vinal) y Geoffroea decorticans (chanar), entre otras.
Thus, when he tells the myth of Zephyr and Chloris, he says nothing of the Fasti, but cites a brief passage from book 1 of the Metamorphoses: "The wind Zephyrus created flowers that were born without seeds" (Perez de Moya, 601).