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Published In: Essai d'une Nouvelle Agrostographie 53, 161, 171. 1812. (Ess. Agrostogr.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Flower/Fruit: Fl. & Fr. Per.: October-November, sometimes extending to February.
Type: Type: India, Koenig.
Distribution: Distribution: Pakistan (Sind); tropical Asia.
Comment/Acknowledgements: African material is now recognised as belonging to a separate species, Echinochloa scabra (Lam.) Roem. & Schult. It is characterised by its slightly longer, narrower spikelets.
Map Location: G-4 Thatta dist.: Gujjo Canal, 4 February 1968, Khush Gul s.n.(KUH).

 

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Aquatic perennial, sometimes behaving as an annual or a biennial; culms spongy, 40-150 cm high, decumbent and rooting at the nodes. Leaf-blades 8-50 cm long, 6-10 mm wide; ligule a line of hairs; sheaths glabrous. Inflorescence narrowly lanceolate, rarely narrowly ovate, 7-20 cm long, typically ± open with the racemes secund and usually ascending; racemes simple, 2-6.5 cm long, coarsely spiculate. Spikelets ovate to broadly ovate or rounded, 3.5-5 mm long, pubescent to hispid, often from tubercles; lower lemma tapering to an awn up to 10 mm long; upper lemma 34 mm long.
 
 
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