Central & S. India, W. Indo-China: Andaman Is., India, Myanmar, Nicobar Is.; Introduced into: Lesser Sunda Is., Philippines as per POWO;

Densely tufted annuals; culms 15-60 cm high; nodes bearded. Leaves 5-18 x 0.5-1 cm, ovate-lanceolate, rounded at base, glabrous; sheath rounded, covered with bulbous based hairs; ligule a fimbriate membrane. Panicle 5-25 cm long, congested; rachis and axis covered with bulbous based hairs. Spikelets 4 x 1 mm, lanceolate, pedicelled; glumes similar, 4 mm long, ovate, acuminate, 5-nerved; first lemma 2.5 x 1 mm, lanceolate, 3-nerved, empty; second lemma 1 x 0.5 mm, hyaline; awn 5 mm long.

Flowering and fruiting: October-November
Grasslands and road cuttings
Peninsular India
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi from India Biodiversity Portal)

ANDEC11 Poaceae for identification : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)
This beautiful grass adorned the hill slopes.
Looks ordinary in the photos but the dew on the grass made the hill glimmer in the morning.
Nelliyampathy, Kerala
November 2014

It seems Arundinella ciliata (Roxb.) Nees ex Miq.

efi page on Arundinella ciliata

It seems to be Arundinella tuberculata

Yes. Arundinella ciliata

ANOCT03/03 Arundinella(?) sp. for identification : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6)

Family: Poaceae
Date: 25th October 2015
Place: Savandurga, Karnataka
Habit: Herb
Habitat: Scrub forest; on open hill slopes growing near small pools of water

Arundinella ciliata

Identification – Reg. RL2 : 3 posts by 1 author. Attachments (1)- 4 MB.

Id request for attached plants.
Location- Salem (Altitude- 3000 ft.)
Month – Dec, 2017

Arundinella ciliata




An Excursion Flora of Central Tamilnadu, India By K. M. Matthew (1995- Details with keys)