Poaceae

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Poaceae or Gramineae is a large and nearly ubiquitous family of monocotyledonous flowering plants known as grasses, commonly referred to collectively as grass.wikipedia
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Cereal

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Poaceae includes the cereal grasses, bamboos and the grasses of natural grassland and cultivated lawns and pasture. The Poaceae are the most economically important plant family, providing staple foods from domesticated cereal crops such as maize, wheat, rice, barley, and millet as well as feed for meat producing animals.
A cereal is any grass cultivated (grown) for the edible components of its grain (botanically, a type of fruit called a caryopsis), composed of the endosperm, germ, and bran.

Lawn

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Poaceae includes the cereal grasses, bamboos and the grasses of natural grassland and cultivated lawns and pasture.
A lawn is an area of soil-covered land planted with grasses and other durable plants such as clover which are maintained at a short height with a lawnmower (or sometimes grazing animals) and used for aesthetic and recreational purposes.

Grassland

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Poaceae includes the cereal grasses, bamboos and the grasses of natural grassland and cultivated lawns and pasture.
Grasslands are areas where the vegetation is dominated by grasses (Poaceae); however, sedge (Cyperaceae) and rush (Juncaceae) families can also be found along with variable proportions of legumes, like clover, and other herbs.

Monocotyledon

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Poaceae or Gramineae is a large and nearly ubiquitous family of monocotyledonous flowering plants known as grasses, commonly referred to collectively as grass.
About half as many species belong to the true grasses (Poaceae), which are economically the most important family of monocotyledons.

Wheat

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The Poaceae are the most economically important plant family, providing staple foods from domesticated cereal crops such as maize, wheat, rice, barley, and millet as well as feed for meat producing animals.
Wheat is a grass widely cultivated for its seed, a cereal grain which is a worldwide staple food.

Rice

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The Poaceae are the most economically important plant family, providing staple foods from domesticated cereal crops such as maize, wheat, rice, barley, and millet as well as feed for meat producing animals. They became widespread toward the end of the Cretaceous period, and fossilized dinosaur dung (coprolites) have been found containing phytoliths of a variety that include grasses that are related to modern rice and bamboo.
Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or Oryza glaberrima (African rice).

Millet

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The Poaceae are the most economically important plant family, providing staple foods from domesticated cereal crops such as maize, wheat, rice, barley, and millet as well as feed for meat producing animals.
Millets are a group of highly variable small-seeded grasses, widely grown around the world as cereal crops or grains for fodder and human food.

Tundra

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Grasses are also an important part of the vegetation in many other habitats, including wetlands, forests and tundra.
Tundra vegetation is composed of dwarf shrubs, sedges and grasses, mosses, and lichens.

Barley

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The Poaceae are the most economically important plant family, providing staple foods from domesticated cereal crops such as maize, wheat, rice, barley, and millet as well as feed for meat producing animals.
Barley (Hordeum vulgare), a member of the grass family, is a major cereal grain grown in temperate climates globally.

Cyperaceae

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Though they are commonly called "grasses", seagrasses, rushes, and sedges fall outside this family.
The Cyperaceae are a family of graminoid (grass-like), monocotyledonous flowering plants known as sedges, which superficially resemble the closely related rushes and the more distantly related grasses.

Forage

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The Poaceae are the most economically important plant family, providing staple foods from domesticated cereal crops such as maize, wheat, rice, barley, and millet as well as feed for meat producing animals.
Grass forages include:

Poales

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The rushes and sedges are related to the Poaceae, being members of the order Poales, but the seagrasses are members of order Alismatales.
The Poales are a large order of flowering plants in the monocotyledons, and includes families of plants such as the grasses, bromeliads, and sedges.

Seagrass

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Though they are commonly called "grasses", seagrasses, rushes, and sedges fall outside this family.
The name seagrass stems from the many species whose leaves are long and narrow, who grow by rhizome extension and often spread across large "meadows", which resemble grassland: many species superficially resemble terrestrial grasses of the family Poaceae.

Maize

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The Poaceae are the most economically important plant family, providing staple foods from domesticated cereal crops such as maize, wheat, rice, barley, and millet as well as feed for meat producing animals.
The pericarp of the fruit is fused with the seed coat referred to as "caryopsis", typical of the grasses, and the entire kernel is often referred to as the "seed".

Juncaceae

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Though they are commonly called "grasses", seagrasses, rushes, and sedges fall outside this family.
It consists of 8 genera and about 464 known species of slow-growing, rhizomatous, herbaceous monocotyledonous plants that may superficially resemble grasses and sedges.

Oryzeae

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In 2011, revised dating of the origins of the rice tribe Oryzeae suggested a date as early as 107 to 129 Mya.
Oryzeae is a tribe of flowering plants in the true grass family, Poaceae.

Family (biology)

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Poaceae or Gramineae is a large and nearly ubiquitous family of monocotyledonous flowering plants known as grasses, commonly referred to collectively as grass.

Flowering plant

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Poaceae or Gramineae is a large and nearly ubiquitous family of monocotyledonous flowering plants known as grasses, commonly referred to collectively as grass.
Of all the families of plants, the Poaceae, or grass family (providing grains), is by far the most important, providing the bulk of all feedstocks (rice, maize, wheat, barley, rye, oats, pearl millet, sugar cane, sorghum).

Forest

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Grasses are also an important part of the vegetation in many other habitats, including wetlands, forests and tundra.
The living parts include trees, shrubs, vines, grasses and other herbaceous (non-woody) plants, mosses, algae, fungi, insects, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and microorganisms living on the plants and animals and in the soil.

Culm (botany)

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The stems of grasses, called culms, are usually cylindrical (more rarely flattened, but not 3-angled) and are hollow, plugged at the nodes, where the leaves are attached.
A culm is the aerial (above-ground) stem of a grass or sedge.

Rye

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Rye (Secale cereale) is a grass grown extensively as a grain, a cover crop and a forage crop.

Phytolith

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They became widespread toward the end of the Cretaceous period, and fossilized dinosaur dung (coprolites) have been found containing phytoliths of a variety that include grasses that are related to modern rice and bamboo.
*Acanthaceae, Aceraceae, Annonaceae, Arecaceae, Asteraceae, Boraginaceae, Bromeliaceae, Burseraceae, Chrysobalanaceae, Commelinaceae, Costaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Cyatheaceae, Cyperaceae, Dilleniaceae, Equisetaceae, Heliconiaceae, Hymenophyllaceae, Magnoliaceae, Marantaceae, Moraceae, Musaceae, Orchidaceae, Poaceae, Podostemaceae, Selaginellaceae, Ulmaceae, Urticaceae, Zingiberaceae

Spikelet

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Flowers of Poaceae are characteristically arranged in spikelets, each having one or more florets.
A spikelet, in botany, describes the typical arrangement of grass flowers.

Ligule

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A membranous appendage or fringe of hairs called the ligule lies at the junction between sheath and blade, preventing water or insects from penetrating into the sheath.
A ligule (from ligula "strap", variant of lingula, from lingua "tongue")—is a thin outgrowth at the junction of leaf and leafstalk of many grasses (Poaceae) and sedges.

Festuca

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Festuca (fescue) is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the grass family Poaceae (subfamily Pooideae).