Sentence Examples

  • Miscanthus and Erianthus, nearly allied to Saccharum, are tall reed-like grasses, with large silky flower-panicles, which are grown for ornament.
  • In the swampy lands of the upper Nile it forms, along with a species of Saccharum, huge floating grass barriers.
  • In the sugar-cane (Saccharum) and several allied genera the separating joints of the axis bear long hairs below the spikelets; in others, as in Arundo (a reed-grass), the flowering glumes are enveloped in long hairs.
  • Saccharum officinarum (sugar-cane) (q.v.).
  • This is soon impregnated with the seeds of the Saccharum spontaneum and other grasses that have been partly brought by the winds and partly deposited by the water.

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