Perennials. Leaves to 30 x 0.8 cm, lanceolate, acuminate, base obtuse, pilose, convolute; ligule membranous. Spikes digitate, to 25 cm, 3-8 slender, rachis triquetrous, minutely serrate; spikelets 5 mm, linear, awned, 2-flowered; callus bearded; lower glume lanceolate, 2 mm, hyaline, 1 nerved, upper glume 5 mm, lanceolate, aristate, acuminate; fertile lemmas oblong, chartaceous, awns to 15 mm, palea 4 mm, lanceolate, delicate, sterile lemmas reduced to awns, to 6 mm. 

Flowering and fruiting: November-December 
Semi-evergreen, dry and moist deciduous forests
China, Indo-Malesia to Australia
(From India Biodiversity Portal (Chloris dolichostachya Lag.)  




Grass Week : Chloris dolichostachya : Attachments (4). 3 posts by 3 authors.
Chloris dolichostachya from Pench and Satpura tiger reserves



Chloris dolichostachya Lag. Gen. Sp. Pl. [Lagasca] 5. 1816.






Hooghly-skDec09- grass unknown : 8 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (10).
This grass grows in village thickets. About 3-4 ft tall, slender.
Upper leaves are about 1 ft long. Pictures were recorded on 08/12/2014.
Any chance of Chloris dolichostachya Lg.?

Yes it is. accepted name is Enteropogon dolichostachyus (Lag.) Keng

Yes, it is.

chloris dolichostachya 

Yes. Chloris dolichostachya





Photographed on 03/11/2013

Another grass for ID : 5 posts by 2 authors. 4 images- 1 to 4 mb each.

Spotted at Sanjay Van, New Delhi.

Enteropogon sp., resembles acicularis,

Chloris dolichostachya 

Enteropogon dolichostachyus (Lag.) Keng, is it not accepted name  


Need help id’ing 4-spiked grass : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)
Bhopal; black soil; 18/10/2020

Cyanodon sp.,

Chloris dolichostachya 


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