Perennial grass up to 150 cm tall; leaf-blades up to 30 cm long, 3-5 mm broad, sparsely hairy; panicle with stiff erect branches bearded at tip with 2-3 jointed short racemes; spikelets reddish, in pairs, one sessile, and one stalked; sessile spikelet with laterally compressed 6-8 mm long minutely hispidulous lower glume, upper glume awnless or with up to 10 mm long awn; stalked spikelet with lower glume bearing 4-7 mm long awn.
 
 
 

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Chrysopogon gryllus subsp. echinulatus (Nees) T. A. Cope from Kashmir: Chrysopogon gryllus subsp. echinulatus (Nees) T. A. Cope in Kew Bull. 35:701. 1980.

Syn: Andropogon echinulatus (Nees) Steud.; Andropogon gryllus subsp. echinulatus (Nees) Hack.; Chrysopogon echinulatus (Nees) Wats.
Perennial grass up to 150 cm tall; leaf-blades up to 30 cm long, 3-5 mm broad, sparsely hairy; panicle with stiff erect branches bearded at tip with 2-3 jointed short racemes; spikelets reddish, in pairs, one sessile, and one stalked; sessile spikelet with laterally compressed 6-8 mm long minutely hispidulous lower glume, upper glume awnless or with up to 10 mm long awn; stalked spikelet with lower glume bearing 4-7 mm long awn.
Common in dry wastelands and dry hill sides. Photographed from above Cheshma Shahi in Kashmir.


 

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Chrysopogon gryllus subsp. echinulatus (Nees) T. A. Cope in Kew Bull. 35:701. 1980.

Syn: Andropogon echinulatus (Nees) Steud.; Andropogon gryllus subsp. echinulatus (Nees) Hack.; Chrysopogon echinulatus (Nees) Wats.

Perennial grass up to 150 cm tall; leaf-blades up to 30 cm long, 3-5 mm broad, sparsely hairy; panicle with stiff erect branches bearded at tip with 2-3 jointed short racemes; spikelets reddish, in pairs, one sessile, and one stalked; sessile spikelet with laterally compressed 6-8 mm long minutely hispidulous lower glume, upper glume awnless or with up to 10 mm long awn; stalked spikelet with lower glume bearing 4-7 mm long awn.

Common in dry wastelands and dry hill sides. Photographed from above Cheshma Shahi in Kashmir. 


 

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This inflorescence was shot from Budher area, pics are not complete, will be happy to know about id..


Chrysopogon gryllus


 
 
 
 
 
 
References:
The Plant List GRIN (In bold at the
top)  Flora of Pakistan (Chrysopogon gryllus subsp. echinulatus)  Annonated checklist of the flowering plants of Nepal  Flora of China 

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