The species is characterized by spikes separated by 2-4 times their length, and spikelets (especially in fruit) globose. 


grass Paspalidium sp. Hooghly 14/8/12 SK:

Attaching images of a grass growing on an old wall.
Species : Paspalidium flavidum (Retz.) A. Camus ?
Habit & Habitat : 2.5 feet tall, growing on old wall, leaf 16 cm x 0.9 cm avg.
Date : 13/8/12, 1.20 P.M.
Place : Garalgacha (Hooghly)
Links used :

Yes, it is Paspalidium flavidum. Well done!

Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week: Poaceae- Paspalidium flavidum from Delhi-GS87 :  Attachments(4). 2 posts by 2 authors.
Paspalidium flavidum (Retz.) A. Camus in Lecomte, Fl. Gen. Indo-Chine. 7:419. 1922
Common in Delhi in moist shaded situations especially i cultivated areas.
The species is characterized by spikes separated by 2-4 times their length, and spikelets (especially in fruit) globose. Photographed from Herbal Garden, Delhi in August.

Fine pics Sir. It is also one of the most abundant grass in Pantnagar.


Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week: Poaceae- 07042013GS1 grass for ID from Delhi-GS66 : Attachments (6). 7 posts by 3 authors.
Grass photographed from Delhi, growing in wasteland. Pl. help in ID

Can be Paspalidium flavidum….

Echinochloa colonum

Yes this is Paspalidium but i think not P. flavidium this might be P. punctatum (the spikes of inflorescence are longer than internodes)

Paspalidium flavidum





Hooghly Today : Paspalidium flavidum (Retz.) A.Camus :  Attachments (4).  3 posts by 2 authors.
I have an earlier upload – efi thread
A look alike – http://ausgrass2.myspecies.info/content/paspalidium-distans

Thanks … last picture is best in the lot..

I photographed it only for the last picture, and it came out after several takes 🙂



Attached images are Paspalidium flavidum (Retz.) A.Camus collected from Kamrup district, Assam
Date : 15.06.2013
Location: Kamrup district
Family : Poaceae
Genus & species : Paspalidium flavidum (Retz.) A.Camus
Habitat: Grows wild
Habit : Herb

Requesting ID of this grass – SGNP, Mumbai – Aug 2013 :: 01JUL14 :: ARK-03 : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3).
Requesting to please ID this grass captured in SGNP, Mumbai in August 2013.

It looks like Paspalidium flavidum (Retz.) A.Camus.

Paspalidium flavidum/ Paspalidium vaginatumPoaceae check in key

Yes. P. flavidum

Yes it is Paspalidium flavidum

Hooghly-skMAY010/11 Paspalidium flavidum (Retz.) A.Camus : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments(3)

Grass for id from Gujarat: 3 high res. images.
Collected from wetland in gujarat, Oct-2021

Some species of Paspalidium ….. Please check local flora for species.

Is it possible Paspalidium flavidum
As per our flora key

Paspalidium flavidum


Need tiny grass ID: 3 images.

Sandy soil

Paspalidium flavidum



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