- Bambusa arundinacea, an Indian bamboo.
Thus on the west coast of India the simultaneous blooming of Bambusa arundinacea (fig.
Arundinacea is the principal grass of the alang-alang fields in the Malay Archipelago; it is used for thatch.
Phalaris arundinacea, is a reed-grass found on the banks of British rivers and lakes; a variety with striped leaves known as ribbon-grass is grown for ornament.
Ammophila arundinacea (or Psamma arenaria) (Marram grass) with its long creeping stems forms a useful sand-binder on the coasts of Europe, North Africa and the Atlantic states of America.
Cynodon Dactylon, Eleusine indica, Imperata arundinacea, Sporobolus indicus, &c., and such weeds of cultivation as species of Setaria, Echinochloa.