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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

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/3/2017)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/8/2018)
GROWTH: Lifespan: Perennial
Life form: Herbaceous
Plant habit: Decumbent
Stem consistency: Spongy
Stem height (cm): 30 to 200
Vegetative reproduction: Rhizomes
Floral and plant sex: Hermaphroditic/bisexual flowers
Inflorescence position: Terminal
POACEAE Spikelet density: Contiguous
POACEAE Spikelet length (mm): 3.5 to 6
POACEAE Number of spikelets (comprising fertile florets): 1
POACEAE Fruiting spikelets (abscission) [mandatory]: Falling entire
POACEAE Fruiting Spikelets (secondary abscission): Without secondary abscission
ECONOMIC USE: Domestic animal edible: Fodder, Forage
Human edible: Fruits, Seeds, Stems
Other uses: Fiber
Details: Economic use: Sugar extracted from stems and used as a sweetener and to make beverages (Facciola 1998). Rich fodder. Grains used as famine food. Stems used for thatching (Ambasta 1986).





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