Grass for ID : 101110 : AK-3

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Aarti S. Khale

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Nov 10, 2010, 12:11:12 AM11/10/10
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Date/Time : 27th of September, 2010
Location Place : Nasik ... Altitude : ... GPS : ...
Habitat : wild... Type : ...
Plant Habit : Herb ... Height : small plant ... Length :
Leaves Type : ... Shape : ... Size :
Inflorescence Type : ... Size :
Flowers Size : ... Colour : ... Calyx : ... Bracts :
Fruits Type : ... Shape : ... Size : ... Seeds : ...

Other Info :
Fragrance : ... Pollinator : ... Uses : ...

Aarti

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Gurcharan Singh

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Nov 10, 2010, 12:13:37 AM11/10/10
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I think Eragrostis poaoides


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Dinesh Valke

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Nov 10, 2010, 12:17:18 AM11/10/10
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Eragrostis unioloides
... commonly known as: Chinese lovegrass • Marathi: चिमण चारा chiman chara, सीतेचे पोहे seete-che pohe • Nepalese: बन्सो banso • Telugu: ఊదర గడ్డి udara gaddi

Please wait for comment(s) ... grass IDs are complex.


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VISHNU R

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Nov 10, 2010, 12:17:01 AM11/10/10
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i think it is Eragrostis unioloides, Poaceae



Vishnu R
college of forestry
Thrissur

Aarti S. Khale

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Nov 10, 2010, 12:32:37 AM11/10/10
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Gurcharan ji, Vishnu ji and Dinesh ji,
Thanks for the quick id.
Regards,
Aarti

Dinesh Valke

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Nov 10, 2010, 12:37:58 AM11/10/10
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Aarti ji ... your thanks are accepted for the tentative ID ...
ID requires to be confidently validated by friends who are familiar with grasses.
Regards.

Gurcharan Singh

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Nov 10, 2010, 12:45:51 AM11/10/10
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I think the spikelets of E. unioloides are much larger and fewer in number than E. minor (syn: E. poaoides):



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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/ 

C KUNHIKANNAN

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Nov 11, 2010, 1:53:22 PM11/11/10
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To me also it look like E. unioloides. For grass like vast genus
Eragrostis confirming with photographs is difficult. according to the
habitats it vary greatly.
kunhikannan

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Coimbatore-641002, Tamilnadu.

Tabish

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Nov 11, 2010, 2:06:53 PM11/11/10
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Chinese Love Grass (Eragrostis unioloides)
http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Chinese%20Lovegrass.html
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