Pennisetum hohenackeri

 
Common name: Fountain Grass  
 

Perennials; culms 30-100 cm high, erect. Leaves 10-70 x 0.8 cm, linear-lanceolate, prominently channelled, hairy above; sheath keeled; ligule a tuft of hairs. Raceme 10-20 cm long; rachis ribbed; bristles unequal, glabrous, 3-20 mm long. Spikelets 8 mm long, solitary in the involucre; lower glume 1.5 x 1.5 mm, orbicular, nerveless; upper glume 3 x 1.5 mm, ovate, obtuse, 3-nerved; lower floret empty; first lemma 7 x 1.5 mm, obtuse, 9-nerved; second lemma similar, 5-6-nerved; palea 6 x 1.5 mm, 2-nerved; anthers 3 mm long; stigmas 5-6 mm long.
Flowering and fruiting: March-April
Wetlands
Tropical Africa, Madagascar and West India, Pakistan
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi
 
 
 
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Pennisetum hohenackeri Hochst. ex Steud SN Oct35 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3).  
Pennisetum hohenackeri Hochst. ex Steud,
erect grass near water track in the hill from Anekal area of Bangalore

 
 
 
 
 
 
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