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Cenchrus ciliaris L.

Synonyms

Cenchrus anjana, Cenchrus anjania, Cenchrus bulbosus, Cenchrus glaucus, Cenchrus longifolius, Cenchrus melanostachyus, Cenchrus mutabilis, Cenchrus rufescens, Pennisetum cenchroides, Pennisetum ciliare, Pennisetum distylum, Pennisetum incomptum, Pennisetum longifolium, Pennisetum oxyphyllum, Pennisetum pachycladum, Pennisetum panormitanum, Pennisetum petraeum, Pennisetum polycladum, Pennisetum rangei, Pennisetum rufescens, Pennisetum teneriffae

Common names

Buffelgrass, African foxtail grass, darab, sabat

Extract from Wikipedia article

Cenchrus ciliaris (buffelgrass or African foxtail grass; syn. Pennisetum ciliare (L.) Link) is a species of grass native to most of Africa, southern Asia (east to India), southern Iran, and the extreme south of Europe (Sicily).[+]

LinkAfrican foxtail grass (buffelgrass, Cenchrus ciliaris) on the border of Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya Farms. South-western Qatar, March 29, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkBuffelgrass (African foxtail grass, Cenchrus ciliaris, Pennisetum ciliare) on Al Sham Street in area of West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 11, 2014
Location on mapsAl Sham Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkSoft spike of buffelgrass (African foxtail grass, Cenchrus ciliaris, Pennisetum ciliare) on Al Sham Street in area of West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 11, 2014
Location on mapsAl Sham Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkClose up of a soft spike of buffelgrass (African foxtail grass, Cenchrus ciliaris, Pennisetum ciliare) on Al Sham Street in area of West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 11, 2014
Location on mapsAl Sham Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkBuffelgrass (African foxtail grass, Cenchrus ciliaris, Pennisetum ciliare) on Al Muhandiseen Street near West Bay. Doha, Qatar, May 6, 2014
LinkSpikelet of Buffelgrass (African foxtail grass, Cenchrus ciliaris, Pennisetum ciliare) on Al Muhandiseen Street near West Bay. Doha, Qatar, May 6, 2014
LinkBuffelgrass (African foxtail grass, Cenchrus ciliaris, Pennisetum ciliare) at entrance of Ras Abrouq Peninsula near Zekreet. Qatar, November 14, 2014
Location on mapsDukhan Highway, Qatar
LinkBuffelgrass (African foxtail grass, Cenchrus ciliaris, Pennisetum ciliare) in Al Luqta area. Doha, Qatar, March 13, 2015
Location on mapsAl Furqan Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkBuffelgrass (African foxtail grass, Cenchrus ciliaris, Pennisetum ciliare) with a stone fence background in Al Luqta area. Doha, Qatar, March 13, 2015
Location on mapsAl Furqan Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkBuffelgrass (African foxtail grass, Cenchrus ciliaris, Pennisetum ciliare) taken from Onaiza area near West Bay. Doha, Qatar, September 9, 2015
LinkSpikelet of buffelgrass (African foxtail grass, Cenchrus ciliaris, Pennisetum ciliare) taken from Onaiza area near West Bay. Doha, Qatar, September 9, 2015
LinkBuffelgrass (African foxtail grass, Cenchrus ciliaris, Pennisetum ciliare) on roadside of Dukhan Highway near Al Shakhaniya. Qatar, January 15, 2016
Location on mapsDukhan Hwy, Qatar
LinkAfrican foxtail grass (buffelgrass, Cenchrus ciliaris) in a runnel north from Dukhan. Qatar, February 20, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkSpike of African foxtail grass (buffelgrass, Cenchrus ciliaris) in a runnel north from Dukhan. Qatar, February 20, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkYoung spike of African foxtail grass (buffelgrass, Cenchrus ciliaris) in a runnel north from Dukhan. Qatar, February 20, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkClose up of a spike of African foxtail grass (buffelgrass, Cenchrus ciliaris) in a runnel north from Dukhan. Qatar, February 20, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkAfrican foxtail grass (buffelgrass, Cenchrus ciliaris) in a runnel north from Dukhan. Qatar, February 20, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkAfrican foxtail grass (buffelgrass, Cenchrus ciliaris)(?) taken from Makkah Street in Al Luqta area. Doha, Qatar, March 15, 2016
LinkBuffelgrass (African foxtail grass, Cenchrus ciliaris, Pennisetum ciliare)(?) on a rocky ridge in Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, March 26, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar

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