Ischaemum travancorense Stapf ex C.E.C.Fisch., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1933: 353 1933. (syn: Ischaemum aristatum subsp. rottleri Hook.f.);

C., W. & S. India as per POWO and link;


 

Need help with sessile grass id : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)- around 600 kb each. 

Bhopal; black soil; 1/10/2020


Dichanthium


Just needed to clarify: is this the same grass (see photo attached)? 

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Ischaemum travancorense. It was earlier thought to be endemic to Western Ghats but was later reported from central india also. Kindly provide a focused closeup of single pair of spikelet showing the nodules on the glume of sessile spikelet, pedicel of pedicelled spikelet and wing on the lower glume of pedicelled spikelet. Also a photo of the lower leaves.


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Will take photos as per your instructions soon, … In the meanwhile here are more images taken today. 

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I think it is Ischaemum


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I’ve tried my best to take images as per your instructions:

Kindly provide a focused closeup of single pair of spikelet showing the nodules on the glume of sessile spikelet, pedicel of pedicelled spikelet and wing on the lower glume of pedicelled spikelet. Also a photo of the lower leaves.
Please see if this helps or if you need more photos?
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Ischaemum travancorense



References:

Extended distribution of endemic Travancore Murainagrass Ischaemum travancorense Stapf ex C.E.C. Fisch. (Poaceae) to central India (Abstract- Ischaemum travancorense Stapf ex C.E.C. Fisch., an endemic species, earlier known only from the Western Ghats of Kerala, Maharashtra and Goa is reported here for the first time from central India)

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