Setaria sphacelata (Schumach.) Stapf & C.E.Hubb. ex Moss, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1929: 195 1929. (Syn: Chaetochloa aurea (A.Braun) Hitchc. ………………………………………………………..);
Setaria sphacelata is a species of grass known by the common name African bristlegrass.
Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week: Poaceae :020413 ARK-01 from Mumbai : Attachments (2). 7 posts by 4 authors.
Requesting ID of this grass found in Aarey Gardens, Mumbai in Feb 2013
looks like some Setaria sp
Is it a cultivated fodder grass? Close up pl. If cultivated, it could be Setaria sphacelata.
Thanks for your feedback.
It was found in the Aarey grasslands in Mumbai.
Aarey grasslands belong to the Maharashtra Dairy (cattle are reared there).
However, I am not sure whether this grass was cultivated or growing wild.
Hope this helps.
it should be Setaria sphacelata
‘Is it a cultivated fodder grass? Close up pl. If cultivated, it could be Setaria sphacelata.’
Thank you … for the closeup….. I think it matches my pics as well.
You have done a wonderful job … It’s the same species.
Pennisetum sp. (?) from Kamrup district, Assam : Attachments (5). 4 posts by 3 authors.
Attaching images of what looks like Pennisetum sp. (?) collected from Kamrup district, Assam. Please ID the plant.
Location: Kamrup district, Assam
Family : Poaceae
Genus & species :Pennisetum sp. (?)
Habitat: Grows wild on road side
Habit : Herb
I am taking a chance, if it is about 3 ft, tall, can it be Setaria pumila ?
Received ID, as Setaria glauca.
Feedback from another thread:
Grass for ID : Nasik : 09DEC21 : AK – 10: 3 images.
A wild grass seen by the roadside in Nasik.
Setaria sphacelata (usually cultivated as fodder grass)