Brachiaria ruziziensis Germ. & C.M.Evrard, Bull. Jard. Bot. État 23: 373 1953. (Syn: Brachiaria decumbens var. ruziziensis (Germ. & Evrard) Ndab.; Urochloa ruziziensis (R.Germ. & C.M.Evrard) Crins);

Ivory Coast to Kenya and Zambia: Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre; Introduced into: Argentina Northeast, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Jawa, Laos, Madagascar, Malaya, Mexico Southeast, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela as per POWO (Urochloa eminii (Mez) Davidse, Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45: 1258 (1993))
Argentina Northeast; Bangladesh; Benin; Bolivia; Brazil North; Brazil Northeast; Brazil South; Brazil Southeast; Brazil West-Central; Burkina; Burundi; Cameroon; Cayman Is.; Central African Repu; Colombia; Congo; Costa Rica; Hawaii; Honduras; Ivory Coast; Jawa; Kenya; Laos; Madagascar; Malawi; Malaya; Mexico Southeast; New Guinea; New South Wales; Nicaragua; Panam; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Puerto Rico; Queensland; Rwanda; Solomon Is.; Sri Lanka; Tanzania; Trinidad-Tobago; Uganda; Venezuela; Zambia; Zare as per Catalogue of Life;


ID of grass sp. – 4 from Meghalaya KD 09 Nov. : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6)
Attached images are grass sp. Please ID the plant  
Date :27.10.2014
Location: Meghalaya
Family : Poaceae
Genus & species : ??
Habitat: Grows wild on road side
Habit : Herb

May be some Eriochloa species. Racemes and spikelets look like E. villosa (Thunb.) Kunth, which may not be found in India!

Please check for probability

This is Congo Signal grassBrachiaria ruziziensis, a cultivated fodder.