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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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Cynodon dactylon was harvested at full bloom stage while Festuca arundinacea at boot stage, Agropyron elongatum at pre-anthesis (Serin and Tan, 1998) and Chloris gayana at the beginning of panicle generation stage (Skerman and Riveros, 1990).
The Dactyloctenium sindicum yielded four colonies, Cenchrus biflorus yielded 14 colonies and Chloris barbata yielded eight colonies on N-agar medium.
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.
chloris fueron mucho mas abundantes en esta area y sus mayores abundancias estan asociadas con la media de temperatura para esta area.
2012--Potential Distribution of the Australian Native Chloris truncata Based on Modelling Both the Successful and Failed Global Introductions--PLoS ONE 7(7): e42140.
There has been continuing concern regarding the population status of the Collared Kingfisher Todirhamphus chloris in the UAE, where it is represented by the endemic subspecies kalbaensis.
Dry matter yield was also higher in Rhodes grass ( Chloris gayana i.
In the poaceae family, there are four genera able to excrete salts: Spartina, Aeluropus, Distichlis and Chloris [4].
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.
dilecta, quantum non Pholoe fugax, non Chloris albo sic umero nitens ut pura nocturno renidet luna mari Cnidiusue Gyges,