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Satish Nikam

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Nov 15, 2010, 11:29:57 PM11/15/10
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sir,
    kindly identify the grass found at my farm
Date/time:nov.10

Location:mulshi, 3000ft. above sealevel

Habitat:wild

Plant habit-tree/shrub/climber/herb: grass

Height/length:not above 1ft.

Leave type/shape/size

Fruits-type/shape/size/seeds

Other information-fragrance/pollinator uses etc. :pink colour,floppy 


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VISHNU R

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Nov 16, 2010, 5:11:06 AM11/16/10
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i hope it is
                Botanical name: Eragrostis unioloides    Family: Poaceae (Grass family)



Vishnu R
College of Forestry
Thrissur

C KUNHIKANNAN

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Nov 17, 2010, 12:58:19 PM11/17/10
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it seems to me also Eragrostis unioloides
kunhikannan

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Division of Biodiversity,
Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding,
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Pankaj Kumar

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Dec 2, 2010, 2:43:29 AM12/2/10
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Eragrostis unioloides (Retz.) Steud. Synopsis Plantarum Glumacearum 1. 1854.

Syn: Poa unioloides Retz. [family POACEAE], Obs. Bot. 5: 19 (1789)

Protologue attached

Regards
Pankaj

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PROTOLOGUE Eragrostis unioloides.jpg

Joshi Pankaj

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Dec 2, 2010, 3:03:10 AM12/2/10
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Also agree with Sh.PankajKumar.
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