: a genus of perennial stoloniferous grasses (family Gramineae) having pistillate and staminate spikelets borne on the same or separate plants, the pistillate in sessile capitate clusters and the staminate in elongated one-sided racemes see buffalo grass

Word History


New Latin, from Greek bous head of cattle + chloē young grass; akin to Greek chloos light green

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“Buchloë.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Buchlo%C3%AB. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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