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Official Record
Flora of Kashmir
Botanical name Echinochloa  stagnina  P.Beauv.
Synonyms            -----
Family Poaceae
Plant Stage Reproductive
Place of collection Tangmarg
Altitude (m) 2133.6
Date of Collection 8-07-1952
Accession No. 8986
Total Accessions 2
Shelf Placement Cup-Board No./ Pigeon hole No. 29/n
Remarks: Annuals or perennials, coarse, often succulent grasses with compressed sheaths  and linear, flat leaf blades; panicle somewhat compressed, made up of short, densely flowered racemes borne along a main axis; spikelets solitary or in irregular clusters along one side of raceme, subsessile, often stiffly hispid, the lower glume about half length of spikelet, pointed, the upper glume and sterile lemma often bearing a long awn, enclosing a membranous palea and sometimes also the male flower, the fertile lemma smooth, shiny, the lower margins inrolled, the apex not enclosed.
Identified by S.K.Mukherjee
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