Grass-like sentence example

  • Anthericum and Chlorophytum, herbs with radical often grass-like leaves and scapes bearing a more or less branched inflorescence of small generally white flowers, are widely spread in the tropics.
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  • It is a tall perennial grass-like plant, giving off numerous erect stems 6 to 12 ft.
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  • They are unbranched and bear in the upper portion numerous long narrow grass-like leaves arranged in two rows; the leaf springs from a large sheath and has a more or less spreading blade 3 ft.
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  • The other cereal crops consist of mandua (a grass-like plant producing a coarse grain resembling rice), wheat, barley, and china, a rice-like cereal.
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  • Series 6, Apocarpeae, is characterized by 5 carpels, and in the last series Glumaceae, great simplification in the flower is associated with a grass-like habit.
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  • They are grass-like herbs, sometimes annual, but more often persist by means of an underground stem from which spring erect solitary or clustered, generally three-sided aerial stems, with leaves in three rows.
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  • The grass-tree of Australia (Xanthorrhoea) is a remarkable plant, allied to the rushes in the form of its flower, but with a tall, unbranched, soft-woody, palm-like trunk bearing a crown of long, narrow, grass-like leaves and stalked heads of small, densely-crowded flowers.
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  • While numerous remains of grass-like leaves are a proof that grasses were widespread and abundantly developed in past geological ages, especially in the Tertiary period, the fossil remains are in most cases too fragmentary and badly preserved for the determination of genera, and conclusions based thereon in explanation of existing geographical distribution are most unsatisfactory.
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  • The standard unit comes with built in drainage holes and a removable grass-like mat.
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  • Hemerocallis Minor - Known in many gardens under the name of H. graminea, from its grass-like foliage, was formerly classed by the older botanists as a variety of H. flava, though now considered distinct.
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  • It makes a handsome plant for a rocky bank, and even when flowers are absent the pretty grass-like leaves are welcome.
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  • Satin-flower (Sisyrinchium) - Iridaceous plants from N.W. America, of which only one species is worth growing, namely S. grandiflorum, a beautiful perennial with narrow, grass-like leaves that blooms in early spring.
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  • A. gramineus has a slender creeping rhizome covered with numerous grass-like leaves, from 4 to 6 inches in length.
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  • This native of our shores, and of the tops of the Scottish mountains, is very pretty, with its flowers of soft lilac or white springing from cushions of grass-like leaves; but the deep rosy form, rarely seen wild, best deserves cultivation.
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  • Not only is the color of this swimsuit gorgeous, but the print is done in an unusual, almost grass-like and wild wheat design.
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