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Pennisetum orientale ‘Karley Rose’

 

Fountain Grass

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassCommelinidaeDayflowers and spiderworts, and several others
OrderCyperalesFlowering plants including grasses
FamilyPoaceaeGrasses (but not sedges or rushes)
GenusPennisetumFrom Latin penna, “feather,” and seta, “a bristle,”: feather-bristled
Speciesorientale“Eastern”
Cultivar‘Karley Rose’

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Pennisetum orientale ‘Karley Rose’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 15 Oct 2011.

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