Trop. & Subtrop. Old World: Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, East Himalaya, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Malaya, Maluku, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Nigeria, Philippines, Sierra Leone, Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zambia, Zaïre as per POWO;

Isachne albens is distributed in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and Nepal. In India it is known to occur in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Meghalaya, Maharashtra (Sindhudurg), Manipur, Nagaland,  Sikkim, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal (Cook 1996, Lakshminarasimhan, 1996).  It has been recently reported from Andhra Pradesh (Visakhapatnam) (Reddy and Rao 2010).
Native: Bangladesh; Bhutan; China; India (Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Sikkim, Uttaranchal, West Bengal); Indonesia; Malaysia; Myanmar; Nepal; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Thailand
It is an perennial or perhaps sometimes annual it is not confined to wetlands but often found in wet places beside streams and in moist grassland and grows rarely in wet soils in open fields (Cook 1996, Lakshminarasimhan, 1996).
It is good fodder for cattle (Cook 1996).

Citation: Kumar, B. 2011. Isachne albens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T177287A7406321. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-1.RLTS.en. Downloaded on 03 November 2017.



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Location: Dolakha, Nepal 
Date : 4 September, 2017
Elevation : 6000 ft.

Isachne albens – You can clearly see the white florets within the green glumes of the spikelets.

Thank you …! Isachne albens Trin.