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);
Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. Australia: Andaman Is., Assam, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia as per POWO;

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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