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Published In: Kew Bulletin 30(1): 108. 1975. (Kew Bull.) Name publication detail
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Type: Type: Arabia, Schimper 806(K)
Distribution: Distribution: Pakistan (Sind, introduced); throughout tropical and South Africa; also in Arabia and a few places in India and Thailand.
Comment/Acknowledgements: This is a grass that can adapt itself to wet or dry conditions, and is eaten by all stock. It is a probable introduction in Asia.
Map Location: G-4 Karachi dist.: Mangopir, October 1956, Mr. Qadir s.n. (K).

 

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Annual; culms 10-120 cm high, erect or geniculately ascending. Leaf-blades 3-30 cm long, 2-10 mm wide. Inflorescence 3-20 cm long; racemes 1-5 cm long, the rhachis puberulous (occasionally pilose), triquetrous or narrowly winged, bearing paired spikelets; pedicels commonly setose, those of a pair usually free. Spikelets lanceolate, (2.5-)3-5 mm long, thinly pubescent; lower glume absent; upper glume attenuate to an awnlet 0.5.4 mm long; lower floret represented only by a lemma; upper lemma with a mucro 0.3-1 mm long.
 
 
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