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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).

 

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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.
 
 
 
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