Glyceria tonglensis C.B.Clarke, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 119 1876. (Syn: Glyceria caspica Griseb.; Glyceria kashmiriensis Kelso; Glyceria rivularis Jacquem. ex Hook.f. [Invalid]);
Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week: Poaceae-02042013MC1 from Dhakuri, Uttarakhand-MC1 : 1 image.1 post by 1 author.
This is Glyceria tonglensis, a temperate semi-aquatic grass found in high altitude wetlands and marshes.
This photo was taken at a small poolside in Dhakuri, on way to Pindari glacier, Bageshwar Forest Division, Uttarakhand.
There are three species reported in the Indian subcontinent out of 46 species in the world.
Glyceria plicata is reported from Afghanistan and Pakistan, whereas Glyceria spicata is reported from Nilgiris.