World Dictionary of Grasses – Yoruba Grass Name

English – Yoruba Grass Name

Thatchgrass – beere, bere

Camel grass, lemon grass, true lemon grass, melissa grass, rosha grass, sweet rush, ginger grass, fever grass, citronella grass, mulch grass – koriko oba, koriko oyibo, kooko oba, oko oba, tii, eti, isoko

Reeds, commom reed, ditch reed, bamboo reed, reed grass, yellow cane – ifu

Melinis, Brazilian stink grass, stink grass, whynne grass, gordura grass, honey grass, fat grass, molasses grass – ori

Slim flower love grass – agbado esin, eeran awo, eran esin, eran awo, iwo awo, irungbon, irungbon efon, kooko esin, ogbe agufin, oka esin, yayangan

Bindura bamboo, Holy Venda bamboo, common bamboo, savannah bamboo – apako, pako, aparun, opa

Bug’s egg grass, feather love grass – ite eiye, iwa igun, ori awo

Elephant grass – fafa, wafa

Buffalo grass, bush buffalo grass, forest buffalo grass, buffel grass, horse grass, corn of horses, ribbon grass – oka esin, okaeshin, okaesin

False couch finger grass, Indian crab grass, wire crab grass – eran

Annual sweet grass – ata gbuin gbuin

Tanner grass, Joe Tanner’s grass – ladikoro

Cane grass, wild rice of the bush, wild rice of the birb – kamsuvan doki, marorche, sansari, shinkaafar daaji, shinkaafar tsuntsuu

Bermuda grass – kooko igba

Yellow briste grass, horse millet, pigeon grass, bristle grass, pearl millet – emeye, mayi

Panic grass – ite aparo, motisan, kereiyale, kase, esin, ketuketu igbo

Goose grass, african goose grass, african finger miller, wild finger millet – ajilekege, oyinbo otosi

Yardgrass, cheddah, cypress rosette grass, iron grass – gbagi, gbegi, ghegidina, ese kannakanna

Hairy signal grass – eeran omode

Giant Parramatta grass – irun awo

Goat’s beard – eriran

Natal grass, red natal grass, red top grass – eeran eye, owu, sokodoya

Rhodesian blue grass, Rhodesian andropogon, tambuki grass, gamba grass, onaga grass – aruwa ako funfun, eruwa, eruwa ako, eruwa funfun

Thatching grass, jaragua grass – alolo

Burgrass, bur grass, India sandbur, gallons curse – emimo, eemo

Foxtail, barra grass, feather pennisetum, feathery pennisetum, mission grass, matting grass, golden grass, thin Napier grass, China grass – ilosun, inasua, irunmunu efon

Jamaican crab grass, hay grass, crabgrass, finger grass, wild findi – eeran, eran tapa

Bearded lawn-grass, radiate fingergrass, plush-grass – eru luludo

Sanibel lovegrass – agbado eshin, oka esin, eeran awo, kooko esin, ogbe agunfon, yayangan

Grama grass – iye etu, jaba

Source: CRC World Dictionary of Grasses – Umberto Quattrocchi

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