Arundinella setosa Trin., Gram. Panic. 63 1826. (syn: Andropogon capillaris B.Heyne ex Steud. [Invalid]; Arundinella bidentata Keng; Arundinella capillaris Hook.f.; Arundinella hirsuta Steud. [Illegitimate]; Arundinella hubeiensis D.M.Chen; Arundinella hupeiensis Keng f. & X.P.Liou; Arundinella lasiostoma K.Schum.; Arundinella mutica Nees ex Steud.; Arundinella setifera Steud.; Arundinella setosa var. culionensis Jansen …….; Arundinella sinensis Rendle; Arundinella stricta Nees; Arundinella tricuspidula Buse; Arundinella zollingeri Steud.; Berghausia barbulata (Nees) Endl. ex Miq.; Danthonia luzoniensis Steud.; Danthonia neuroelytrum Steud.; Garnotia barbulata (Nees) Merr.; Garnotia barbulata (Nees) Janowski; Milium cimicinoides Roxb. ex Hook.f. [Invalid]; Miquelia barbulata Nees; Miquelia setosa Nees);

Annuals; culms tufted, 20-40 cm high; nodes glabrous. Leaves 3-10 x 0.5 cm, lanceolate; rounded at base, densely hairy; sheath rounded, hairy; ligule a fimbriate membrane. Panicle 5-20 cm long; effuse, branches scabrid. Spikelets 6 x 2 mm, glabrous; lower glume 5 x 1.5 mm; upper glume 6 x 1.5 mm, ovate, acuminate; first lemma 3 x 1 mm, ovate, acute; second lemma elliptic, 2 x 1 mm, with arista on either sides of the awn; awn 8 mm long; palea 2 x 1 mm, 2-keeled; anthers 1.5 mm long.

Flowering and fruiting: May-December
Dry deciduous forests and grasslands
Indo-Malesia and China
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi from India Biodiversity Portal)


Submission of Arundinella setosa : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)
Plant name: Arundinella setosa Trin., Gram. Panic. 63. 1826.
Ver.names: Reed grass, Arundinella (Eng.); Pathi oopagaddi (Tel.)
Family: Poaceae
Herbs, perennial, culms tufted, erect or geniculate, 0.6-1.5m tall; sometimes branched, 3-7 noded, nodes glabrous. Leaf sheaths shorter than internodes, glabrous or hispid; leaf blades linear, 10–40 cm × 3–9 mm, glabrous or hispid; ligule 0.5 mm. Panicle open 10-45 cm long; central axis and branches scabrid; branches 5–20 cm, stiffly ascending or spreading, solitary or fasciculate, loosely spiculate; pedicels scabrid, apex usually with long stiff hairs. Spikelets 5–6 mm, green tinged purple; glumes glabrous or rarely setose, scaberulous along veins; lower glume 4.5–5.5 mm, 3 veined; upper glume 5-veined; lower floret staminate or barren, shorter than glumes or equaling lower glume; upper floret 2.5–3 mm, lemma apex awned, awn geniculate 6–10 mm; callus hairy.
Habitat & location: Occasional in hill side forests. Photographed at S.R.Puram Porumaamilla ghat.

Thanks, …, for a new addition to efi.

NSD-1 Jan 2017 ID of Grass  : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)

Please ID this grass from Kanha Tiger Reserve Madhya Pradesh
Pic taken of 10th Nov 2016
I think this grass is Arundinella setasa, but not sure
pl advice the correct ID

yes, It is Arundinella setosa 

Yes. It is Arundinella setosa


SK 2838 10 November 2020 – Grass : 4 very high resolution images.
Location: Kathmandu Valley
Date:  October 2020 
Elevation: 1350m.
Habitat  : Wild

Arundinella setosa

Thank you … Arundinella setosa Trin.

Poaceae for id from Vanchengpui: 2 images.
Segregating from MS,Oct.,2021/55 Poaceae for id.:

Location : Vanchengpui

Date : 19-11-2015
Habit : Grass
Habitat : Wild

DSC05672 – Arundinella setosa

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