Aristida setacea Retz., Observ. Bot. 4: 22 1786. (Syn: Aristida adscendens Trimen [Invalid]; Aristida depressa Trin. [Illegitimate]; Aristida quinqueseta Steud.; Chaetaria setacea (Retz.) P.Beauv.);
W. Indian Ocean, India to Indo-China: Andaman Is., Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Madagascar, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nicobar Is., Rodrigues, Réunion, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Thailand as per POWO;
Check with Aristida setacea
Grass flower for ID : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1).
This picture was taken in Tala zone of Bandhavgarh National Park on 11th Dec 14.
Stem of this grass is used for making broom.
May I request you to please help in ID.
Aristida sp., perhaps.
Grass for ID :
This is one of the most dominant grass in bandhavgarh National Park.
Villagers uses it for commercial sale in the market for making brooms.
May I request the members to help in ID this grass.
It is an Aristida species, most probably A. setacea.
Yes it looks like Aristida setacea, which is very common grass in grassland of Bandhavgarh National Park, but it need some more detail.