(030509SCS9-12) is it Daab or Desmostachya bipinnata?

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Suresh C. Sharma

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May 3, 2009, 6:26:48 AM5/3/09
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Is it Desmostachya bipinnata ?  Please also see pic 108.2  for the ants and the eggs (or tiny grubs?)
 
Sonepat, Haryana
 
Hindi : Daab
 
Here is a link for this species : www.wildflowers.co.il/english/plant.asp?ID=664
 
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Suresh C Sharma
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Rohit Patel

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May 3, 2009, 6:33:57 AM5/3/09
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Right Sir ,
 
in Gujarat it called " dhrab"
 
it is not paletable for cattle.

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J.M. Garg

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May 3, 2009, 6:47:36 AM5/3/09
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Links for Desmostachya bipinnata: http://www.aluka.org/action/showMetadata?doi=10.5555/AL.AP.UPWTA.2_449&pgs= (desc. from Aluka), http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=5&taxon_id=200025171 (FOP), http://images.google.co.in/images?hl=en&q=Desmostachya%20bipinnata&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wi (pix).

2009/5/3 Rohit Patel <rmpec...@gmail.com>


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