Urochloa mutica

Urochloa mutica

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(Para Grass)

FAMILY

Poaceae

Species

Urochloa mutica (syn. Brachiaria)

Common name(s)

Para Grass

Flower colour; life form

Grass, to 2 m tall, sometimes more.

Distinguishing features

Stems densely softly hairy, rooting at nodes. Leaves usually hairy. Inflorescence of 5-20 racemes, each 2-13 cm long. Chiefly in moist or wet areas.

Urochloa mutica