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Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.

Synonyms

Agropyron geminatum, Chloris repens, Cynodon indicus, Cynosurus ara, Cynosurus indicus, Cynosurus pectinatus, Eleusine distachya, Eleusine distans, Eleusine domingensis, Eleusine glabra, Eleusine gonantha, Eleusine gouinii, Eleusine inaequalis, Eleusine japonica, Eleusine macrosperma, Eleusine marginata, Eleusine polydactyla, Eleusine rigidifolia, Eleusine scabra, Eleusine textilis, Juncus loureiroana, Leptochloa pectinata, Paspalum dissectum, Poa spicata, Triticum geminatum

Common names

Finger millet, goosegrass

My notes

May be the same as Chloris gayana.

Extract from Wikipedia article

Eleusine indica (Indian goosegrass, wiregrass, crowfootgrass) is a species of grass in the family Poaceae. It is a small annual grass distributed throughout the warmer areas of the world to about 50 degrees latitude. It is an invasive species in some areas.[+]

LinkSpikelet of goosegrass (finger millet, Eleusine indica) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, November 13, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkClose up of goosegrass (finger millet, Eleusine indica) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, November 13, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkInflorescence of goosegrass (finger millet, Eleusine indica) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, November 13, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkGoosegrass (finger millet, Eleusine indica) with a spikelet on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, November 13, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkGoosegrass (finger millet, Eleusine indica) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, November 13, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar

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