Arundinella pumila (Hochst.) Steud., Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 114 1854. (Syn. Acratherum pumilum Hochst. ex A.Rich.; Anemagrostis tenella Steud. [Invalid]; Arundinella effusa C.E.Hubb.; Arundinella tenella Steud. [Invalid]);
Dwarf Reedgrass;

POaceae Week-Id. please : 4 images. 5 posts by 4 authors.
Velvety type grass seen generally on slopes in shade. Pic taken at Ambyvalley rd. Lonavala/Mulshi Pune in Oct10.  

Looks like Arundinella pumila

any close ups?

Some pics (3 images) which can throw more light.

Yes, Arundinella pumila


Poaceae Week-identification please :  2 posts by 2 authors.
Kindly identify. about 3-4 ft in height. Is it Arundinella spicata? Sorry just one picture.

This is Arundinella pumila. But the amplexicaul leaves you see in the background are not of this species, but are of Arthraxon sp.; the inflorescences are yet to come out. You can see that the inflorescence of Arthraxon is still inside the sheath, may be it will come out in another few days


identification no150312sn1: Attachments (1). 8 posts by 6 authors.
plant habit:Grass?

This could be species of Arundinella…….

Arundinella spicata

This is Arundinella pumila

A. spicata, as the name suggests has dense spicate inflorescence, whereas this one has widely spreading inflorescence with very small spikelets.



SGNP, Sep 2014 :: Requesting ID of this grass :: ARKOCT-01 : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2).
Requesting to please ID this grass captured at Kanheri Caves, SGNP in Sep 2014.

arundinella spicata

Thank you … for the lead….

This resembles images of A. pumila on the net, is there a possibility of this being A. pumila?

Also please refer to this thread

It is Arundinella pumila



NSD-3: 12 Jan 2017 : Arundinella sp for ID : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)

Please ID this Arundinella spp from Amarkanta M.P.

Looks like Arundinella pumila if it is a dwarf grass.







Satara, MH :: Arundinella pumila for validation :: ARK2020-001 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)- 1 mb each. 

Saw this grass at Kaas in Satara. MH in October 2019.
Looks like Arundinella pumila. Please validate.

Thanks, …, To me also appears close to Arundinella pumila as per images herein.

Yes it is. 


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