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Definition of "imperata" [imperata]

  • A genus of grasses related to Saccharum. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "imperata" in a sentence
  • "The presence of plants that tolerate acid soils such as imperata grass, bracken ferns, and Stylosanthes species-is an indication of acid soil conditions."
  • "However, in identifying these areas, there needs to be a careful distinction between degraded land that is of low conservation value, such as imperata grasslands, and partially logged or degraded forest areas which can still harbour relatively high levels of biodiversity and bring greater wildlife and carbon storage benefits if restored."
  • "Another grass that is much loved at Faire Garden, Japanese blood grass,imperata cylindrica ‘Rubra’, has appeared on some of the bad plant lists as well."
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