Grass week: Thysanolaena latifolia from Delhi

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Gurcharan Singh

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Dec 10, 2010, 2:33:23 PM12/10/10
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Thysanolaena latifolia (Roxburgh ex Hornemann) Honda, J. Fac. Sci. Univ. Tokyo, Sect. 3, Bot. 3: 312. 1930. (syn: T. maxima (Roxb.) O. Ktze.)
A common grass in ditches and banks of river Yamuna and lakes in Delhi.
The inflorescences of this grass are often tied together in bunches to make brooms. Our common phul jharoo.

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tanay bose

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Dec 10, 2010, 4:08:00 PM12/10/10
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Yes ful jharoo we call it . Attaching my photo from Bengal
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Tanay Bose
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Department of Botany.
University of British Columbia .
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