Pennisetum glaucum

 
pen-ih-SEE-tum -- referring to a feather ... Dave's Botanary
GLAW-kum -- bloom has thin powder (like plums) ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: bulrush millet, cattail millet, horse millet, Indian millet, pearl millet, spiked millet • Bengali: বাজরা bajara • Gujarati: બાજરી bajari • Hindi: बाजरा bajra, लहर्रा laharra • Kannada: ಸಜ್ಜೆ sajje • Konkani: बाजरी bajari • Malayalam: കന്പരി kanpari • Marathi: बाजरी bajari, सजगुरा sajagura • Nepali: बाजुरो bajuro • Oriya: ବାଜରା bajara • Punjabi: ਬਾਜਰਾ bajra • Tamil: இளங்கம்பு ilan-kampu • Telugu: గంచెలు gantelu

Distribution: cultivated (Africa, China, India, United States)
 
 

 
 
 
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Grass week - Pennisetum glaucum DR SMPPennisetum glaucum
The Bajra plant in flower.
 
 
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Poaceae
Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.

pen-ih-SEE-tum -- referring to a feather ... Dave's Botanary
GLAW-kum -- bloom has thin powder (like plums) ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: bulrush millet, cattail millet, horse millet, Indian millet, pearl millet, spiked millet • Bengali: বাজরা bajara • Gujarati: બાજરી bajari • Hindi: बाजरा bajra, लहर्रा laharra • Kannada: ಸಜ್ಜೆ sajje • Konkani: बाजरी bajari • Malayalam: കന്പരി kanpari • Marathi: बाजरी bajari, सजगुरा sajagura • Nepali: बाजुरो bajuro • Oriya: ବାଜରା bajara • Punjabi: ਬਾਜਰਾ bajra • Tamil: இளங்கம்பு ilan-kampu • Telugu: గంచెలు gantelu

Distribution: cultivated (Africa, China, India, United States)

References: Flowers of IndiaNPGS / GRINDDSA

at Rajgurunagar near Pune on 29 MAY 10
Very good photographs.
Very nice pictures of Bajri बाजरी

 
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Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week:Poaceae Pennisetum typhoides from Hyderabad CS
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Pear millet, poor man's cereal, and a good bird fee
Pennisetum typhoides
Cumbu in tamil 
Now known as Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.
 
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Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week : Poaceae - Pennisetum glaucum From Panipat BS 13Attachments (9). 3 posts by 2 authors.
Pennisetum glaucum From Panipat
Local Name Bajra
Extremely good photographs 
 
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This one was shot from near Kurukshetra from a cultivated field... the common pearl millet.. Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br..... 
Yes nice photographs 
A bajra plant.
Pennisetum glaucum
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Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week: Poaceae- Pennisetum glaucum from Delhi-GS90 Attachments (4). 1 post by 1 author.
Pennisetum glaucum (Linn.) R. Br., Prodr. 1:195. 1810. (syn: P. typhoides (Burm.) Stapf & Hubbard),
commonly grown in Delhi for its grain, the Bajra 
 
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I had seen this growing wild at the out skirts of Mumbai. Could this be Pennisetum glaucum?? (Escape from the field)?
Yes it is Bajra
 
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10/07/2013 Pune
requesting identification of this plant of family Poaceae growing wild
about 5 feet tall
It's quite likely that the shown plant is Bajra. बाजरी Pennisetum glaucum 
thank you for the Id
  
 
 
 
 
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