Culms densely tufted, erect, to 70 cm. Leaf-blades flat or plicate, 5-10 x 0.2-0.4 cm, pubescent adaxially; ligule to 0.5 cm. Panicles oblong, to 14 cm. Sessile spikelet: lower glume to 0.55 cm, folded, hirsute at apex; upper glume to 0.8 cm, densely ciliate abaxially, awn to 1.6 cm; lower lemma to 0.55 cm; upper lemma to 0.6 cm , awn to 0.6 cm; callus to 0.5 cm. Pedicelled spikelet: lower glume to 0.75 cm, awn to 1.5 cm; upper glume to 0.75 cm; lower lemma to 0.75 cm; upper lemma to 0.5 cm.

Flowering and fruiting: July
Grasslands
South India and Myanmar

(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi


 
 

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Chrysopogon orientalis (Desv.) A.Camus SN 24 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (4)

Chrysopogon orientalis (Desv.) A.Camus,
ascending glistening grass from the hilly areas of Krishnagiri dt, Tamilnadu


 
 
 
 
 

References:

The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  GRIN  Flora of China  FOC illustration Grassbase India Biodiversity Portal  IBIS Flora Flora of Davanagere District, Karnataka, India By B. K. Manjunatha, V. Krishna, T. Pullaiah (2004- Details with keys) 

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