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Official Record
Flora of Jammu
Botanical name Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers
Synonyms         -
Family Poaceae
Plant Stage Vegetative
Place of collection Jammu
Altitude (m) 300 mts
Date of Collection 12-05-2001
Accession No. 19511
Total Accessions 5
Shelf Placement Cup-Board No./ Pigeon hole No. 30/b
Remarks: Stoloniferous sward-forming perennial with slender underground rhizomes. Culms slender, up to 40 cm high. Leaf-blades often short and narrow, 2-12 cm long, 2-4 mm wide, glaucous, scaberulous, with or without scattered hairs, auricles and orifices bearded; ligule a short ciliolate rim about 0.3 mm long. Racemes usually 4-6, 2-7 cm long in a single whorl. Spikelets 2-2.5 (-3) mm long.
Identified by B.K.Kapahi
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