Iseilema anthephoroides Hack., Monogr. Phan. 6: 683 1889. ;
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Culms basally decumbent; nodes glabrous. Leaf-sheaths 1-2.5 cm; ligule to 0.5 mm; blades lanceolate, 1-4.5 x 0.1-0.2 cm, flat. Panicles to 4 cm; spatheoles to 8 mm. Homogamous spikelet lanceolate, to 4 mm. Sessile spikelet: lanceolate, to 3.5 mm. Lower glume lanceolate, to 3 mm, beaked, 5-nerved, puberulous at beak, scabrid; upper glume to 3 mm, 3-nerved, shortly aristate; lower lemma to 2 mm; upper lemma narrow, to 1.5 mm, awn to 1 cm. Caryopsis ellipsoid, to 2 mm. Pedicelled spikelet similar to the homogamous spikelet.

Flowering and fruiting: July
Grasslands
Peninsular India (Endemic)
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi from India Biodiversity Portal)

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Iseilema anthephoroides Hack.15 Jan SN 12 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3).

Iseilema anthephoroides Hack, frequent grass near lakes and moist places, from Kancheepuram district of Tamilnadu



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Id of short grass that resembles apluda : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6)
Bhopal; black soil; 20/10/2020
Leaves don’t resemble Apludas
Grass height about 2 feet

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Bhopal; black soil; 18/12/2020


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References: The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  Grassbase  GRIN  India Biodiversity Portal  IBIS Flora

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