Arthraxon prionodes (Steud.) Dandy, Fl. Pl. Sudan 3: 399 (1956) (syn: Andropogon prionodes Steud.Andropogon serrulatus A.Rich. ; Arthraxon lanceolatus var. glabratus S.L.Chen & Y.X.Jin ; Arthraxon lanceolatus subvar. serrulatus Hack. ; Arthraxon lanceolatus var. serrulatus (Hack.) T.Durand & SchinzArthraxon pilophorus B.S.Sun ; Arthraxon serrulatus Hochst.Batratherum serrulatum Steud.);
NE. & E. Tropical Africa, Arabian Peninsula, Afghanistan to China and Peninsula Malaysia: Afghanistan, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Djibouti, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Yemen as per POWO;

Plant ID SD0152: 2 high res. images.
Kindly assist with Identifying this grass. Clicked in Neemrana (Rajasthan) on a rocky Aravalli hill, on 3rd Feb

Arthraxon sp.

Arthraxon prionodes


Grass Week – Arthraxon lanciflolius for ID: This pix is from Pench Tiger Reserve, photo taken on 24-05-2006.
this is mostly found in moist places. I think this is Arthraxon lancifolius, Pl confirm the ID

Its not A.lancifolius for sure. Could be A.prionodes Need close up focus of spikelets for species confirmation.


POWO  Catalogue of Life  GBIF (High resolution specimens) Flora of China  Flora of Pakistan  Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  Flora of peninsular India India Biodiversity Portal