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  Brachiaria remota
 
  Family: POACEAE/GRAMINEAE
  Citation:  Brachiaria remota (Retz.) Haines, Bot. Bihar and Orissa 1005. 1924; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1770(1226). 1934; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 506. 1996. Panicum remotum Retz., Obs. Bot. 4: 17. 1786; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 7: 38. 1986.
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  Description: Culms tufted, decumbent, to 28 cm. Leaf-blades flat, 5-15 x 0.4-1 cm, glabrous, margins scaberulous. Racemes 3-8, to 4 cm; rachis 3-quetrous basally and flattened above, scabrid; pedicels to 0.1 cm. Spikelets oblong, to 0.3 cm, obtuse; pubescent. Lower glume broadly ovate, obtuse, to 0.15 cm; upper glume to 0.28 cm; lower lemma to 0.25 cm; upper lemma to 0.2 cm, rugose; palea to 0.18 cm.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-November
  District(s): Thrissur
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  Habitat: Degraded moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: 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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  Localities: Peechi
   
 
   
 
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