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  Agrostis pilosula
 
  Family: POACEAE/GRAMINEAE
  Citation:  Agrostis pilosula Trin., Mem. Acad. Sci. Petersb. ser. 6, 6: 372. 1841; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1810(1254). 1934; Sreek. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Kerala Grasses 324. 1991. Calamagrostis pilosula (Trin.) Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 7: 263. 1896.
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  Description: Tufted annual; culms (10-) 35-95 cm high, erect or geniculately ascending, sometimes decumbent and rooting from the lower nodes. Leaf-blades flat, (3-) 15-35 cm long, (2-)3-6 mm wide, scabrid on both surfaces; ligule 4-6 mm long, truncate. Panicle broadly ovate to lanceolate, (5-) 10-30 cm long, loose and open or ± contracted, green or suffused with purple; inflated tip of pedicel smooth or almost so. Spikelets 2.5-3.5(-4.5) mm long, breaking up at maturity above the persistent glumes; glumes acute, awnless, scabrid on the keel; lemma hairy, 2-3 mm long, acute, awned; awn 4-6 mm long, bent, twisted below and arising from near the base of the lemma; palea not more than a third the length of the lemma; anthers 1-1.5 mm long.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-January
  District(s): Idukki
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  Habitat: Grasslands
  Distribution: Himalayas, South India and Sri Lanka
  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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