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Imperata


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(family Poaceae)

A genus of plants that includes I. cylindricum, a noxious, weedy, fire-resistant grass of tropical Africa and Asia, which has tough rhizomes. There are 8 species, occurring in the tropics and subtropics.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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