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Definition of Cenchrus
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Cenchrus tribuloidesHedgehog Hedge"hog`, n.
1. (Zo["o]l.) A small European insectivore (Erinaceus
Europ[ae]us), and other allied species of Asia and
Africa, having the hair on the upper part of its body
mixed with prickles or spines. It is able to roll itself
into a ball so as to present the spines outwardly in every
direction. It is nocturnal in its habits, feeding chiefly
2. (Zo["o]l.) The Canadian porcupine.[U.S]
3. (Bot.) A species of Medicago (M. intertexta), the pods
of which are armed with short spines; -- popularly so
4. A form of dredging machine. --Knight.
Hedgehog caterpillar (Zo["o]l.), the hairy larv[ae] of
several species of bombycid moths, as of the Isabella
moth. It curls up like a hedgehog when disturbed. See
Woolly bear, and Isabella moth.
Hedgehog fish (Zo["o]l.), any spinose plectognath fish,
esp. of the genus Diodon; the porcupine fish.
Hedgehog grass (Bot.), a grass with spiny involucres,
growing on sandy shores; burgrass (Cenchrus
Hedgehog rat (Zo["o]l.), one of several West Indian
rodents, allied to the porcupines, but with ratlike tails,
and few quills, or only stiff bristles. The hedgehog rats
belong to Capromys, Plagiodon, and allied genera.
Hedgehog shell (Zo["o]l.), any spinose, marine, univalve
shell of the genus Murex.
Hedgehog thistle (Bot.), a plant of the Cactus family,
globular in form, and covered with spines
Sea hedgehog. See Diodon.
Meaning of Cenchrus from wikipedia
- related genus
Pennisetum. Species Cenchrus abyssinicus
- Ethiopia, Tanzania, Yemen, Limpopo, Mpumalanga Cenchrus agrimonioides
Trin. – kāmanomano...
purpureus, synonym Pennisetum
purpureum, also known
gr**** or Uganda
gr****, is a species
of perennial tropical
setaceus, commonly known
fountaingr****, is a C4 perennial bunch
gr**** that is native
to open, scrubby habitats
in East Africa, tropical...
- Cenchrus ciliaris
(buffel-gr**** or African foxtail
gr****; syn. Pennisetum ciliare
(L.) Link) is a species
of gr**** native
to most of Africa, southern
- Extension Southern Sandspur
(Southern Sandbur), Cenchrus echinatus
echinatus. Archived September
18, 2009, at the Wayback...
- Cenchrus longispinus
is a species
of gr****, also known
burr gr**** or gentle
Annie. Its fruits
into "burrs" with sharp, barbed
is a genus
of gr****es. Cenchrus
may also refer
(insect), a specialized anatomical structure
in the insect
- for Cenchrus
Tribuloides". USDA Plants
Database. United States Department
of Agriculture. Retrieved
2017. Stieber, Michael
spinifex. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower
Center. 2008. Media related
to Cenchrus spinifex
at Wikimedia Commons
- Cenchrus biflorus
is a species
gr**** in the family
Poaceae. Common names include Indian
in India, Haskaneet
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