Leersia hexandra Sw., Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ. 21 1788. (Syn: Asprella australis (R.Br.) Roem. & Schult.; Asprella brasiliensis (Spreng.) Schult.; Asprella hexandra (Sw.) Roem. & Schult.; Asprella mexicana (Kunth) Roem. & Schult.; Asprella purpurea Bojer [Invalid]; Blepharochloa ciliata Endl.; Homalocenchrus gouinii (E.Fourn.) Kuntze; Homalocenchrus hexandrus (Sw.) Kuntze; Hygroryza ciliata (Retz.) Steud.; Leersia abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.; Leersia aegyptiaca Fig. & De Not.; Leersia australis R.Br.; Leersia brasiliensis Spreng.; Leersia capensis C.Muell.; Leersia ciliaris Griff.; Leersia ciliata (Retz.) Roxb.; Leersia compressa A.Chev.; Leersia contracta Nees; Leersia dubia Aresch.; Leersia elongata Willd. ex Trin. [Invalid]; Leersia ferox Fig. & De Not.; Leersia glaberrima Trin.; Leersia gouinii E.Fourn.; Leersia gouinii E. Fourn. ex Hemsl.; Leersia gracilis Willd. ex Trin. [Invalid]; Leersia griffithiana C.Muell.; Leersia luzonensis J.Presl; Leersia mauritanica Salzm. ex Trin.; Leersia mauritiaca Salzm. ex Trin.; Leersia mexicana Kunth; Leersia mexicana Rupr. ex E. Fourn.; Leersia parviflora Desv.; Leersia triniana Sieber ex Trin. [Invalid]; Oryza australis R.Br. ex Schweinf. [Invalid]; Oryza hexandra (Sw.) Döll .; Oryza mexicana (Kunth) Döll; Pharus ciliatus Retz.; Pseudoryza ciliata (Retz.) Griff.; Turraya napalensis Wall. [Invalid]; Zizania ciliata (Retz.) Spreng.);
 
 
 
 
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grass Leersia hexandra ? from Hooghly 1/11/12 sk2:

Could this be Leersia hexandra Swartz.?
Species : Leersia hexandra Swartz. ?
H & H : grass found on the edge of a pond; about 2.5 feet (erect part); leaves 15 cm x 5 mm
Date : 31/10/12, 1.40 p.m.
Place : Hooghly


Yes it is Leersia hexandra.


A Bengali book mentions this grass as JOL-GHAS in Bengali.


 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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