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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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An indication of whether a population is stable, or increasing or decreasing. Grows in similar environment to Acroceras macrum.

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Upper glume apex acute. Sprig planting in Florida,USA. However, since the leaves have more protein than the stems, it is recommended to promote leaf growth Newman et al.

Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Downloaded on 20 October Ammoniation or cane molasses supplementation of low quality forages.

Food habits and abundance of food plant species of Rhinoceros unicornis in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctu This is comppressa widespread species but found rarely. More intense purple colouration under cool temperature stress or fertility deficiency than ‘Bigalta’, but generally does not show the intense red pigmentation that ‘Redalta’ shows under similar environmental conditions.


Establishment fertilizer should be low in nitrogen to encourage root development without promoting excess weed growth. Companion sterile spikelet glumes herbaceous; acute.

In cow-calf operations, cows can gain 1 unit of body condition score when grazing limpo grass pastures during the summer. Freshly mowed stems and stolons of two- to three-month old grass are spread over a well-prepared seedbed, partially covered with a disk harrow and rolled to compact the soil around the cuttings. It is then grazed off in a rotational system leaving the necessary cm of stubble. It can withstand short, seasonal dry periods, but does not tolerate long droughts.

Aquatic and Wetland Plants of India. Control of broadleaf weeds is best done with dicamba since the grass is somewhat susceptible to 2,4-D.

Hemarthria – Wikipedia

Aeschynomene americanaLotus uliginosus pedunculatusVigna parkeriTrifolium repens. Hemarthria compressa is distributed in warm and tropical Asia, Australia cojpressa North Africa.

However, due to its prostrate habit, animals cannot fully utilize it. However, this is the preferred element if an object includes all of these things and details about conservation listings. It may withstand short droughts, moderate frosts and acidic soils pH down to 4.

Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. The inflorescence is a solitary raceme at the apex of the culm and its branches. Related observations Show all.



Upper glume oblong; membranous; without compressz 3 -veined. Hay Hay can be made from limpo grass. This species is closely allied to Hemarthria altissima Poir. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Fact sheet – Hemarthria altissima

Checklists specific search options Observed during. Palea absent or minute. There are no pictures available for this datasheet If you can supply pictures for this datasheet please contact: Dry-matter yields can be increased by increasing harvest interval and nitrogen fertilisation.

User Group specific search options Title. Replacement heifers grazing comprexsa limpo grass and receiving 0, 1.

Population size is treated under Population Biology, and trends in population sizes are treated under Trends. It is recommended to crush the stems to facilitate quicker he,arthria Newman et al. It tolerates acid soils down to pH 4. No conservation actions are known to be taken for this species.

Rhachis internodes columnar; adherent to upper glume of sessile spikelet. Retains medium dark green colour at maturity, even under stress conditions.