Themeda triandra Forssk., Fl. Aegypt.-Arab. 178 1775. (Syn: Andropogon tenuipedicellatus Steud.; Anthistiria argentea Nees;  Anthistiria arguens var. japonica (Willd.) Andersson; Anthistiria australis R.Br.; Anthistiria brachyantha Boiss.; Anthistiria caespitosa Andersson; Anthistiria ciliata Cav. ex Spreng. [Invalid] ….; Anthistiria cuspidata Andersson; Anthistiria depauperata Andersson; Anthistiria desfontainii Kunth [Illegitimate]; Anthistiria forskalii Kunth [Illegitimate]; Anthistiria glauca Desf. [Illegitimate]; Anthistiria imberbis Retz. ….; Anthistiria japonica Willd.; Anthistiria paleacea (Poir.) Ball; Anthistiria polystachya Roxb.; Anthistiria puberula Andersson; Anthistiria punctata Hochst. ex A.Rich.; Anthistiria subglabra Buse; Anthistiria syriaca Boiss.; Anthistiria vulgaris Hack.; Apluda imberbis Steud. [Invalid]; Calamina imberbis (Retz.) P.Beauv.; Calamina imberbis (Retz.) Roem. & Schult.; Stipa arguens var. japonica Houtt.; Stipa paleacea Poir.; Themeda australis (R.Br.) Stapf; Themeda barbinodis B.S.Sun & S.Wang; Themeda brachyantha (Boiss.) Trab.; Themeda forskalii Hack. [Illegitimate]; Themeda forskalii (Kunth) Hack. ex Duthie …………; Themeda glauca (Desf.) Batt. & Trab.; Themeda imberbis (Retz.) T.Cooke; Themeda japonica (Houtt.) Tanaka . ; Themeda polygama J.F.Gmel. [Illegitimate]; Themeda triandra var. brachyantha (Boiss.) Hack. …………..);
Africa, Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Australia: Algeria, Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caprivi Strip, Central African Repu, Chad, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Djibouti, East Himalaya, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Ghana, Guinea, Hainan, India, Inner Mongolia, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Philippines, Queensland, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Socotra, Somalia, South Australia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tasmania, Thailand, Tibet, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Victoria, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe; Introduced into: France, New Caledonia, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Solomon Is. as per POWO;
Common name: Kangaroo Grass, red grass, red oat, red oat grass, rooigras • Kannada: bettanchi hullu, bheemana handhi hullu, gantu kaasi hullu


Grass for ID : Pali,Maharashtra : 101212 : AK-1:
Grass at Pali in Maharashtra on the 23rd of Nov,12.
It was growing all over the place.
Height around 4-5 feet.

May species of Themeda ??

Yes. Themeda triandra


Themeda triandra Forssk. (??) from Assam : Attachments (9). 4 posts by 2 authors.

Attached images may be Themeda triandra Forssk. (??) from Assam. Please validate.
Date :13.11.2013Location: Kamrup district, Assam
Family : Poaceae
Genus & species : Themeda triandra Forssk. (??)
Habitat: Grows wild on the side of the railway tract
Habit : Herb

Yes it is.

Yes. It is Themeda triandra



Themeda triandra. Photograph from Pench Tiger Reserve Seoni M.P.


ANOCT47 Themeda triandra : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5).

Yes it is Themeda triandra Forssk.

Grass For ID : Poaceae : Bangalore : 03DEC16 : AK-9 : 7 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2).
Wild grass seen on the 30th Oct.

It is Themeda sp.

Themeda triandra



Mumbai, MH :: Grass for ID (Themeda??) :: ARK2020-020 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4) – around 900 kb each.
Saw this grass in a marshy area in Charkop, Mumbai, MH in October 2019.
Is this some Themeda species?
Requested to please provide ID.

Themeda triandra


Bilaspur grass id : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)- 2 mb.
Request for Id of a grass from Bilaspur. Photographed in May 2020.

Check with Themeda

Themeda triandra


Need help with grass id (possibly, themeda?) : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2).
in BHopal; October 2nd, Black soil

Themeda triandra


Poaceae: Themeda triandra Forssk.: 1 high res. image.
location/date: Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, October 1994



Grass Week : AR11 tall-grasses from hilltops:
Sorry for the picture quality, just curious to know the grass kinds in this hilly habitat.
I have cropped pictures of spikelets, glumes, awn, stem, florets, blade and sheath. pictures. Hope these slight indications help in grass identification.
Height : 4-6 feet Approx.,
Habitat : hill top, grasslands, shola,: December 25, 2007
Time : Between 17:15 and 18.00
Location: Muthodi- Mullaiyanagiri  hills Western Ghats, Chikka magalur district Karnataka

Themeda arguens (L.) Hack.

Themeda triandra



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