Setaria intermedia Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg. 2: 489 1817. (Syn: Chaetochloa intermedia (Roem. & Schult.) Stuntz; Oplismenus tomentosus (Roxb.) Schult.; Panicum hookerianum Balansa; Panicum intermedium (Roem. & Schult.) Roth [Illegitimate]; Panicum tomentosum Roxb.; Setaria tomentosa (Roxb.) Kunth);
Eritrea to Tanzania, Arabian Peninsula, Indian Subcontinent to China (Yunnan) and Indo-China: Andaman Is., Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Eritrea, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Réunion, Socotra, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, West Himalaya, Yemen as per POWO;

Trailing or erect annuals; culms 40-50 cm high; nodes glabrous. Leaves 10-2 x 0.3-1 cm, linear, flat, glabrous; ligule a row of hairs. Panicle spiciform, interrupted; bristles 2-6 mm long, atrorsely barbed. Spikelets 2 x 1.5 mm, broadly elliptic; lower glume 1-nerved; upper glume 1.2 x 1 mm, elliptic, obtuse; lower floret empty; first lemma 2 x 1.5 mm, acute, 5-nerved; palea ovate; second lemma 2 x 1.2 mm, ovate, coriaceous; palea faintly rugate; anthers 1 mm long.

Flowering and fruiting: September-December
Moist deciduous forests and grasslands
India, Myanmar and Sri Lanka
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi

Setaria intermedia Roem. & Schult SN Oct 36 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (4).
Setaria intermedia Roem. & Schult,
medium size grass, frequent near villages around Bangalore

Satara, Oct 2014 :: Requesting ID of this grass :: ARKOCT-26 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5).
Requesting to please provide ID of this grass captured near Satara, Maharashtra in October 2014.

Setaria intermedia Roem. & Schultes



MNP, Aug 2014 :: Requesting ID of this grass – 4:: ARKJAN-33/46 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5)
Requesting to please ID this grass captured in MNPark, Mumbai in August 2014.

Setaria verticillata

I think Setaria intermedia

Setaria intermedia Roem et Schult.

Grass for ID : Bangalore : 21SEP20 : AK-22 : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Grass growing wild seen last week (21.9.20)

Echinochloa colona– barnyard grass

Setaria intermedia


Grass for ID : Poaceae : Bangalore : 20JAN21 : AK-20: 3 images.
I had missed posting this grass taken in Bangalore earlier.
Seen growing wild.

Setaria intermedia

Setaria verticillata for me

What is the height of the plant? Run your fingers from bottom to top of inflorescence – is the flow smooth or interrupted?

Thanks … I will have to wait till I visit Bangalore again and find this plant. Only then will I be able to give more details.

Ok. It is probably Setaria intermedia




POWO  The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  GRIN  Flora of China  FOC illustration  Flora of Pakistan  Grassbase  Flora of Medak District, Andhra Pradesh, India By T. Pullaiah, Chintala Prabhakar, B. Ravi Prasad Rao (1998- Details)