Tripogon jacquemontii Stapf, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1892: 85 1892.;
Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh, India, West Himalaya (as per POWO);
Common name: Indian Fiveminute Grass

Perennials. Culms tufted, erect, to 60 cm high. Leaves to 30 cm long, 0.3-0.4 cm wide. Spikelets distant, many-flowered, 0.8-1.1 cm long, lanceolate. Lower glume asymmetrical, 0.3-0.4 cm long. Upper glume 0.4-0.5 cm long. Lemma 0.4-0.5 cm long, 2-fid at tip, awned from the sinus; awn 0.2-0.3 cm long. Palea narrowly winged, ciliolate on the margins.

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


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