Indopoa paupercula (Stapf) Bor ex Ramamoorthy, Fl. Hassan Dist.: 735 (1976) (syn: Tripogon pauperculus Stapf );
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India as per POWO;
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Common name: Poor Indian Grass
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A small, tufted grass growing on Rocky areas in high rainfall regions.
Differs from other grasses in having long awns, few to many-flowered spikelets and upper lemma two-lobed. Awns spirally twisted.
Annuals, 10-15 cm tall, slender, tufted. Leaves 3-5 x 0.15-0.2 cm, minutely hairy on nerves above, glabrous below. Spikes 5-9 cm long, slender, lax. Spikelets 2.5-2.7 cm long (including awn); lower glumes c 0.25 cm long, oblong, hyaline, 1-nerved, apex mucronate; upper glumes elliptic, c 0.3 cm long, hyaline, keeled, mucronate.
Flowering period: September – November
(Attributions: Dr. Aparna Watve, Biome Conservation Foundation, Pune, India as per India Biodiversity Portal)
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Indopoa paupercula images: 6 high res. images.

From Sushant More ji.
Location mentioned in the images names.
These are from Matheran, Maharashtra.



From other places (Hatgad and Waghotre) in Maharashtra.
4 high res. images.

 

 

 

 


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References:
POWO  Catalogue of Life  GBIF (High resolution specimens)  Flora of peninsular India  Flowers of India  India Biodiversity Portal

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