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  Chloris roxburghiana
 
  Family: POACEAE/GRAMINEAE
  Citation:  Chloris roxburghiana Schult., Mant. 2: 339. 1824; Sajeev et al., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 22: 491. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 342. 1999. Chloris polystachya Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 332. 1820, non Lagasac 1816; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 7: 292. 1896; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1838(1272). 1934.
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  Description: Perennials, culms tufted. Leaves to 20 x 0.3 cm, lanceolate, linear, pubescent; ligule membranous; sheath to 6 cm. Spikes 4-12, digitate, to 7 cm, slender; spikelets 1.5 mm, unequal, lower glume 1 mm, 1-nerved, ovate, acute, upper glume 1.5 mm, ovate, acute; fertile floret 1, imperfect floret 1; spikelets 3-awned, lower lemma 1.5 mm, ovate, chartaceous, awned to 15 mm, barbellate, palea 1.5 mm, ovate, elliptic; infertile floret with 2 awns.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-January
  District(s): Idukki
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  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: South East Asia and Northern Australia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Chinnar
   
 
   
 
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