Grass Week- Broom Grass of Arunachal Pradesh

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Ritesh Kumar Choudhary

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Dec 7, 2010, 8:41:34 PM12/7/10
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Dear all,

Thysanolaena latifolia (Roxb. ex Hornem.) Honda for you.

Locality: BSI Experimental Garden, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh (ca 500m)

Date: April, 2007

Local use: to make brooms.

Vernacular names:

Jhaadu-ghas: Hindi

Amliso: Nepali community

Taza: Nyishi community of Arunachal Pradesh

Kamgang: Adi community of Arunachal Pradesh

Eppane-Nani: Apatani Community of Arunachal Pradesh

Phool Jhadu: Assamese

Regards,
Ritesh.




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Gurcharan Singh

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Dec 7, 2010, 10:11:42 PM12/7/10
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Thanks for sharing. We have T. maxima in Delhi

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Ritesh Kumar Choudhary

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Dec 7, 2010, 11:10:22 PM12/7/10
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Dear Sir,

This one is the same sps. C. maxima is a synonym now.

Regards,
Ritesh.

Ritesh Choudhary

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Dec 7, 2010, 11:12:55 PM12/7/10
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Oops...Not C. maxima....Pl read it as T. maxima.

Ritesh.

Gurcharan Singh

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Dec 8, 2010, 1:10:21 AM12/8/10
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Thanks for information, Ritesh ji

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Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ 

Pankaj Kumar

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Dec 8, 2010, 8:30:19 AM12/8/10
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Thysanolaena latifolia (Roxb. ex Hornem.) Honda, Journ. Fac. Sc.
Tokyo, Sect. III. Bot. iii. 312. 1930.

Note: on google they call it Tiger Grass, dont know why.
Pankaj

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Satish Phadke

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Dec 10, 2010, 8:31:47 AM12/10/10
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Is it the same one which is used in homes in Maharashtra and may be elsewhere?
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