Densely tufted perennials; culms 30-80 cm high; nodes glabrous. Leaves many, 15-30 x 0.2-0.5 cm, linear, mostly basal; sheath rounded, glabrous; ligule a narrow membrane. Raceme solitary, 20-30 cm long; spikelets 20 x 2-3 mm, linear-oblong, arranged in two rows; glumes subequal, ovate, acute, 1-nerved, upper larger; florets 20-40, all bisexual; lemmas 2 x 2 mm, broadly ovate, 3-nerved; palea 2 x 1 mm, obovate, 2-keeled, hyaline; stamens 3, anthers 1 mm long; ovary elliptic, styles 2, free; stigmas plumose.

Flowering and fruiting: September-December
Grasslands, sandy areas near streams, rocky hills and plains
Himalaya and India
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi
 

 … (Jade hullu in kannada); A common grass around mysore, Karnataka:
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ANSEPT78 Poaceae member for identification : 11 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (5).  
26th September 2014
Bangalore outskirts


Attachments (1)


Superb photographs of a beautiful grass…. that much I know!


Paspalum distichum?


Nice pics … to me this is not Papspalum distichum though I cannot say what this is then..


Yes Sir, I have found the beautiful thread by …- efi thread.

The other upload (another thread ANSEPT80) by … is surely P. scrobiculatum.


…, this is possibly Eragrostiella sp. cf. https://groups.google.com/d/msg/indiantreepix/wEsfzK1IdBI/7xnHeYwXoZ4J, until experts take care.


Eragrostiella bifaria


Eragrostiella bifari


 

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Eragrostiella bifaria (Vahl) Bor SN Oct28 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3).

Eragrostiella bifaria (Vahl) Bor, wild grass from the hills of Krishnagiri dt Tamilnadu.


 
 
 
 

References:

The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  Grassbase  India Biodiversity Portal  Flora of Davanagere District, Karnataka, India By B. K. Manjunatha, V. Krishna, T. Pullaiah (2004- Details)

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