Miscellaneous Details. “This species is closely allied to Hemarthria altissima ( Poir.) Stapf & C.E. Hubb., some authors consider them as a single species.”. Descriptions and articles about the Whip Grass, scientifically known as Hemarthria compressa in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Comprehensive. Preferred Scientific Name; Hemarthria compressa. Taxonomic Tree; Domain: Eukaryota; Kingdom: Plantae; Phylum: Spermatophyta; Subphylum: Angiospermae.

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Aquatic and Wetland Plants of India. In Florida, it was found that the digestibility of limpo grass remained constant when it was stockpiled for up to four months. Companion sterile spikelets pedicelled; 1 in the cluster. A searchable catalogue of grass and forage legumes. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information comressa the status.

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An indication of whether a population is stable, or increasing or decreasing. Heifers grazing stockpiled limpo grass and grazing annual ryegrass three times per week had the same performance as heifers receiving 2. Flavonoid patterens in leaves of the gramineae. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. Annual grasses may be controlled by post-planting applications of atrazine, simazine, ethofumesate and metolachlor. Please cite this publication as detailed in How to Cite Version: Note – this takes you off of our website Use your browser’s back button to return to this page.


Hemarthria – Wikipedia

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Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public. Harvest for ensiling should be done at weeks of regrowth and no later than 6 weeks. Fertilization effects on the yield and chemical composition of limpograss pasture.

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Hemarthria compressa

Lemma of lower sterile floret oblong; 3. However, the relatively low protein content of the grass may result in protein deficiencies in cattle grazing it. Adaptation to wetlands Limpo grass maintains the functionality of the photosynthetic apparatus through rapid acclimation to changing O 2 and hemqrthria conditions.

London and New York. Limpo grass maintains the functionality of the photosynthetic apparatus through rapid acclimation to changing O 2 and light conditions. Since the species is widespread it is assessed as Least Concern. Fertile spikelets sessile; 1 in hemaethria cluster.


Promising accessions Country Details None reported. Flora of Maharashtra State Monocotyledons. Grows in similar environment to Acroceras macrum.

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Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value. Hemarthria compressa is a widely distributed species.