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Chloris virgata Sw.

Synonyms

Agrostomia barbata, Chloris alba, Chloris albertii, Chloris barbata, Chloris brachystachys, Chloris caudata, Chloris compressa, Chloris decora, Chloris gabrielae, Chloris madagascariensis, Chloris multiradiata, Chloris notocoma, Chloris penicillata, Chloris polydactyla, Chloris pubescens, Chloris rogeonii, Chloris tetrastachys, Chloris tibestica, Heterolepis elegans, Rabdochloa virgata

Common names

Finger grass, feather windmillgrass, khazamzam, sineim

Extract from Wikipedia article

Chloris virgata is a species of grass known by the common names feather fingergrass and feather windmillgrass. It is native to many of the warmer temperate, subtropical, and tropical regions of the world, including parts of Eurasia, Africa, and the Americas, and it is present in many other areas as a naturalized species, including Hawaii, Australia, and the Canary Islands.[+]

LinkFinger grass (feather windmillgrass, Chloris virgata) on Al Sham Street in area of West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 11, 2014
Location on mapsAl Sham Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkFinger grass (Chloris virgata) with red aphids on Al Sham Street in area of West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 11, 2014
Location on mapsAl Sham Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkFinger grass (Chloris virgata) collected from Al Sham Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, September 8, 2014
LinkFinger grass (Chloris virgata) taken from Al Sham Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 20, 2015
Location on mapsAl Shatt Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkFinger grass (Chloris virgata) on white background taken from Al Sham Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 20, 2015
Location on mapsAl Shatt Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkFinger grass (Chloris virgata) on dark background taken from Al Sham Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 20, 2015
Location on mapsAl Shatt Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkSpikelet of finger grass (Chloris virgata) taken from Al Sham Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 20, 2015
Location on mapsAl Shatt Street, Doha, Qatar

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QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.