Pogonatherum paniceum, is an indicator of moisture and usually found on wet rocks and banks of streams. Also found on walls and cliffs in moist localities. If you find this grass on a relatively dry area, be sure that there is ground water below.
 
It is also used as an ornamental grass and traded as ‘mini bamboo’ by horticulturists.   
 
03/04/2013

Kindly help Id this shrub abt 2 feet in height at a housing society garden at Pune. I have seen it grow taller in the past. Not seen any inflorescence as yet.


Pogonatherum paniceum (Mini bamboo grown as ornamental)


This is Pogonatherum paniceum, an indicator of moisture and usually found on wet rocks and banks of streams. Also found on walls and cliffs in moist localities.  
If you find this grass on a relatively dry area, be sure that there is ground water below.  
It is also used as an ornamental grass and traded as ‘mini bamboo’ by horticulturists.  
Pogonatherum crinitum is another similar species.


 

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Requesting ID of a grass from a cultivated garden in Mumbai in Mar 2013.


close ups pl. probably Pogonatherum paniceum (bushy) and Axonopus compressus (lawn)


 

Poaceae for ID : Bangalore : 01MAY20 : AK-1 : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)
A cultivated garden plant used as a hedge.

Seen yesterday in Bangalore


Pogonatherum sp.,


Pogonatherum paniceum


  

SK 2654 09 July 2020 : 8 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)- 4 images- 6 to 7 mb each. 

Location: Suryabinayak, Bhaktapur
Date: 07 July 2020
Elevation: 1519 m.
Habit : Wild
Pogonatherum paniceum (Lam.) Hack. ??


Yes


 

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