Home Flora of Pakistan
Name Search
District Map
Grid Map
Inventory Project
Ochthochloa compressa (Forssk.) Hilu Search in The Plant ListSearch in IPNISearch in Australian Plant Name IndexSearch in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelleSearch in Type Specimen Register of the U.S. National HerbariumSearch in Virtual Herbaria AustriaSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical GardenAfrican Plants, Senckenberg Photo GallerySearch in Flora do Brasil 2020Search in Reflora - Virtual HerbariumSearch in Living Collections Decrease font Increase font Restore font

Published In: Kew Bulletin 36(3): 560. 1981. (Kew Bull.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Flower/Fruit: Fl. & Fr. Per. March-September.
Type: Type: Arabia, Forsskal 46 (C).
Distribution: Distribution: Pakistan (Sind, Baluchistan, Punjab & N.W.F.P.); Northwest India to North Africa.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Reported to be a good fodder grass for cattle and horses.
Map Location: C-6 Kohat dist.: Thal, Sadiq Masih 18 (K); D.I. Khan dist.: Pezu, near D.I. Khan, F. Grohmann 7983 (K); C-7 Attock dist.: Wah, R.R. Stewart 25781 (K); Dhok Pattan, R.R. Stewart & E. Nasir 27890 (RAW); Rawalpindi dist.: Topi Park, 1800', R.K. Stewart 21380 (K); D-4 Quetta dist.: Gumbaz to Barkhan, 1000 m, J. Lamond 1346 (K); Hindu Bagh, Rafiq Mohd. 88 (RAW); D-5 Zhob dist.: Fort Sandeman, Harsukh 20664 (K); E-3 Padag, 3000', Henry Crookshank 24 (K); E-5 Bugti Country: Churlando, 2000', W.M. Jeffreys 24 (K); F-2 Makran dist.: between Awaran and Turbat, K.H. Rechinger 27722 (K); G-2 Makran dist.: 9 miles from Sunstar on way to Gwadar, Sultanul Abedin & Abrar Hussain 6319 (KUH); G-3 Lasbela dist.: between Uthal and Naka Kharai, K.H. Rechinger 27482 (K); Bela to Uthal, 1100-1250 m, J. Lamond 224 (K); G-4 Karachi dist.: beyond Hub River R.R. Stewart 29116 (RAW); Karachi, A. Rahman Beg 25647 (RAW); Hawkes Bay, 30 August 1967 and 30 September 1967, S.I. All & S.A. Faruqi s.n. (KUH); 82½ miles from Karachi, Bela Road, Sultanul Abedin 9968 (KUH); G-5 Tharparkar dist.: 3 miles from Naokot on way to Diplo, M. Qaiser, A. Ghafoor & Abrar Hussain 3646 (K); Hyderabad dist.: Kahuki, 5 miles from Tando Jam, 29 Septem¬ber 1959, Sh. Ali s.n. (RAW).


Export To PDF Export To Word
Sprawling stoloniferous perennial; culms prostrate or geniculately ascending, up to 30 cm high, rarely forming clumps up to 90 cm high. Leaf-blades (1)2.5-15 cm long, 2-3 mm wide, glaucous. Spikes 1.5-4.5 cm long, clustered at the top of the culm. Spikelets 4-8-flowered, 4.5-8 mm long; lower glume 2.2-23 mm long; upper glume 3.5-4.7 mm long; lemmas 3.8-5.4 mm long.
© 2022 Missouri Botanical Garden - 4344 Shaw Boulevard - Saint Louis, Missouri 63110