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Blue Buffalo Grass - Life and Energy This grass species is Blue Buffalo Grass, or rather Cenchrus cilliaris.  The generic name derives from the Greek word &quot;kenchros&quot;, which means &quot;manna&quot;, while the word &quot;cilliaris&quot; refers to the short hairs of this species.  In silhouette, this is easiest to &quot;see&quot; and identify this species. <br />
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It is one of the more valuable species of grass found in Namibia.  It is easy for one to focus on wildlife, but remember that wildlife depend or need food.  This silhouette photograph is showing one of those &quot;valuable&quot; species. <br />
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It is a perennial, climax species that mostly grow on limy soils.  <br />
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A very easy way to determine grass &quot;value&quot;, used by scientists, is to burn a certain amount of grass in a very hot oven.  The longer the grass burns and the more heat it releases during burning, the more energy it has, and the more valuable it is.  In short.  <br />
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I took this photograph in very simple terms, but deliberately with a hot sunset background, so as to try and proof the message of energy.   Blue Buffalo Grass,Cenchrus ciliaris,Cenchrus cilliaris,beautiful,energy,golden,grass,grow,icon,inspire,leaf,life,lovely,nature,outdoors,season,silhouette,species,stem,sunset Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Blue Buffalo Grass - Life and Energy

This grass species is Blue Buffalo Grass, or rather Cenchrus cilliaris. The generic name derives from the Greek word "kenchros", which means "manna", while the word "cilliaris" refers to the short hairs of this species. In silhouette, this is easiest to "see" and identify this species.

It is one of the more valuable species of grass found in Namibia. It is easy for one to focus on wildlife, but remember that wildlife depend or need food. This silhouette photograph is showing one of those "valuable" species.

It is a perennial, climax species that mostly grow on limy soils.

A very easy way to determine grass "value", used by scientists, is to burn a certain amount of grass in a very hot oven. The longer the grass burns and the more heat it releases during burning, the more energy it has, and the more valuable it is. In short.

I took this photograph in very simple terms, but deliberately with a hot sunset background, so as to try and proof the message of energy.

    comments (4)

  1. That just has to be the best grass photo on JD, stunning! Posted 2 years ago
    1. Oh my, you are just the best Ferdy. I always held back on this photo as I thought it was too simple. You just caught me in the act of "bombarding" Jungle Dragon ... not holding back any more. Hope you are ready ... Posted 2 years ago
      1. The beauty is in its simplicity. Don't ever hold back on JD, there is no need for that at all. Posted 2 years ago
  2. Another classic silhouette! Posted 2 years ago

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''Cenchrus ciliaris'' (buffelgrass or African foxtail grass) is a species of grass native to most of Africa, southern Asia , southern Iran, and the extreme south of Europe .

It is a perennial grass growing to 50 cm tall. The leaves are linear, 3–25 cm long and 4–10 mm wide. The flowers are produced in a panicle 2–14 cm long and 1–2.6 cm wide.

Similar species: Poales
Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded Apr 25, 2015. Captured May 27, 2014 17:06.
  • Canon EOS REBEL T2i
  • f/11.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO100
  • 267mm