star grass

Noun
  • Any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic (synset 112450703)
  • Any plant of the genus Hypoxis having long grasslike leaves and yellow star-shaped flowers: Africa
    Australia
    Southern Asia
    North America (synset 112443716)
  • Trailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions
    Used for lawns and pastures especially in southern United States and India (synset 112136265)
  • Perennial Australian grass having numerous long spikes arranged like the vanes of a windmill (synset 112135287)

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