Megathyrsus maximus (Jacq.) B. K. Simon & S. W. L. Jacobs, Austrobaileya 6:572. 2003 (Syn: (=) Panicum hirsutissimum Steud.  (previously associated with 2 accessions); (≡) Panicum maximum Jacq. (basionym); Panicum maximum var. coloratum C. T. White [≡ Megathyrsus maximus var. coloratus]; (=) Panicum maximum var. hirsutissimum (Steud.) Oliv.; Panicum maximum var. pubiglume K. Schum. [≡ Megathyrsus maximus var. pubiglumis]; (=) Panicum maximum var. trichoglume Robyns; (≡) Urochloa maxima (Jacq.) R. D. Webster); 




121211 BRS 260: Pl. find the attached file contain photos for id. request.

Location: GRD College, Coimbatore, Near Airport

Date: 11.12.2011
Habitat: urban Road side.
Habit: Grass.

it may be Panicum maximum

Yes. Panicum maximumGuinea grass

Please help me in identification of this grass which is about a metre height. The habitat is shady and post-monsoon. I don’t have close-ups of this plant.
Date: 12 Dec 2010
Place: Sathyamangalam RF, TN
Alt.: 235 m asl

Panicum maximum





Uknown grass from Kamrup district(Metro), Assam : Attachments (6). 3 posts by 3 authors.

Attached images are unknown grass from Kamrup district(Metro), Assam. Please ID the species. Date :16.10.2013
Location: Kamrup district (Metro), Assam
Family : Poaceae
Genus & species : ??
Habitat: Grows wild on road side
Habit : Herb

most probably it is Panicum maximum


Fwd: [efloraofindia:211227] POEACEA ID from Bangladesh SM 189- 5 :  4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)

Looks like Eragrostis species.

Panicum sp. most probably p. maximum.?

Panicum maximum




For Id 211015SG1 : 4 posts by 2 authors. 3 images.

Place: Jammu

Altitude: 350 m

Habitat- Wild

Plant Habit- Herb- grass

Height- about 2 to 3 ft

plz look into Genus Panicum.

This is a hairy variety of Panicum maximum, introduced as a fodder grass




ID of the grass from Mohali please : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1) – 2 MB.

Place: Mohali, Punjab

Date: 21/06/17

Habitat: Found close to Cannibis sativa
The grass on the sides with broad leaves?

Panicum sp.  

Panicum maximumGuinea grass 




ID of grass species from Mohali : 8 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)

Date: 21/06/17

Place: Mohali, India
Habitat: Found close to Cannibis sativa


Will see if I have it. 



This is it. Please check. Attachments (1) – 2 MB.

A kind of Eragrostis 

Panicum maximum

Panicum maximum var. pubiglumis (Guinea grass variety with pubescent spikelets). This fodder grass has escaped to the wild as a weed and is now commonly seen in Haryana, Chandigarh and Punjab


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