Oplismenus burmanni (Retz.) P.Beauv., Ess. Agrostogr. 54 1812. (Syn: Hippagrostis burmannii (Retz.) Kuntze; Oplismenus affinis Schult.; Oplismenus affinis J.Presl [Illegitimate] ..; Oplismenus albus (Poir.) Roem. & Schult.; Oplismenus baronii A.Camus; Oplismenus bromoides (Lam.) P.Beauv.; Oplismenus burmanni f. cristatus (J.Presl) Hier. ex Peter …….; Oplismenus cristatus J.Presl; Oplismenus gracilis Schltdl.; Oplismenus gracillimus Mez; Oplismenus hirtellus subsp. japonicus (Steud.) U.Scholz; Oplismenus hookeri Parl.; Oplismenus humbertianus A.Camus; Oplismenus humboldtianus Nees ..; Oplismenus indicus Duthie; Oplismenus japonicus (Steud.) Honda; Oplismenus javanicus Klotzsch ex Schltdl. [Invalid]; Oplismenus mollissimus Hochst. ex Steud. [Invalid]; Oplismenus multisetus A.Rich.; Oplismenus preslii Kunth; Oplismenus undulatifolius var. japonicus (Steud.) Koidz.; Orthopogon albus (Poir.) Nees ex Steud. [Invalid]; Orthopogon bromoides (Lam.) Loudon; Orthopogon burmanni var. lanatus Büse; Orthopogon burmannii (Retz.) R.Br. ..; Panicum album Poir.; Panicum bromoides Lam.; Panicum burmannii Retz.; Panicum cristatum (J.Presl) Steud.; Panicum francoi Steud.; Panicum ischnocaulon Steud. [Illegitimate]; Panicum japonicum Steud.; Panicum lappaceum Willd. ex Spreng. [Invalid]; Panicum multisetum (A.Rich.) Steud.; Panicum multisetum Hochst. ex A. Rich.; Panicum sanctae-marthae Steud.; Panicum schultesii Steud. [Invalid]);
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Oplismenus burmannii from Delhi – efloraofindia | Google Groups : 2 posts by 2 authors.
Oplismenus burmannii from Delhi, common in rainy season forming carpet of slightly variegated undergrowth under trees in parks, forests and gardens. 

Nice catch seen in Kolkata also if i am not wrong


grass Oplismenus burmannii (Retz.) P.Beauv. from Hooghly:

This grass seems to be Oplismenus burmannii (Retz.) P.Beauv., growing on roadside.
Species : Oplismenus burmannii (Retz.) P.Beauv.
Habit & Habitat : roadside grass with wavy leaves
Date : 14/10/12, 10.35 a.m.
Place : Nalikul (Hooghly)

Yes it is Oplismenus burmanii

Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week: Poaceae- Oplismenus burmanii (Retz.) P. Beauv. from Delhi-GS84 : Attachments (4).  1 post by 1 author.
Oplismenus burmanii (Retz.) P. Beauv., photographed from shaded lawns in Delhi

Requesting ID of this grass – Mumbai :: 20092013 :: ARK-02 :: September 2013 : Attachments (2). 5 posts by 2 authors.
Requesting to please ID this grass captured at SGNP, Mumbai in September 2013.

This is Oplismenus burmannii (Retz.) P. Beauv.

Oplismenus sp.

Now attached and images may be Oplismenus burmannii (Retz.) P.Beauv. Please validate.
Date :02.10.2013 & 12.10.2013
Location: Kamrup district(Metro)
Family : Poaceae
Genus & species Oplismenus burmannii (Retz.) P.Beauv
Habitat: Grows wild
Habit : Herb

Yes. This is O. burmannii (Retz.) P. Beauv


Grass for Id, From Maharshtra Nature Park, Mumbai, Oct 15 : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
please identify this grass sp..

Oplismenus species

Maybe Oplismenus burmannii

Oplismenus burmannii

Yes Oplismenus burmannii

Oplismenus burmanii

081115::Ridge Delhi::Sl. No.-1 : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1)

Date/Time- 24th August, 2015

Location- Place- Kamla Nehru Ridge, North Campus, Delhi University

Habitat- Wild

Plant Habit- Shrub/Herb 

Appears to be some grass species.

Please check for Commelina suffruticosa or other sp recorded.

Possibly Oplismenus sp. (Paniceae)

Oplismenus burmanii


Need help with id of grass growing in shady areas : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Bhopal; black soil; 11/10/2020


Oplismenus burmanii




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