Themeda quadrivalvis

Themeda quadrivalvis

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(Grader Grass)

FAMILY

Poaceae

Species

Themeda quadrivalvis

Common name(s)

Grader Grass

Flower colour; life form

Grass, erect or bent over, 30-300 cm tall.

Distinguishing features

Prop roots usually present, ligule membraneous. Inflorescence appears congested, spatheole and callus hairs reddish. Spikelets 4-7 mm long. Awns black, column twisted, less than 7 cm long.

Themeda quadrivalvis