English name: Swollen fingergrass
Location collected:COM-FSM campus ,
Date collected: 04 December 1998
Collected by: Naimy Weilbacher
Habit: More like a herb;Mainly terrestrial, can be found alongside of roads in dry places.It can also be found on lowlands and coastal areas.
Leaf shape and morphology: Parallel venation and linear in shape. The leaf sheat has hairs on top
Stem type: Soft inner core with nonwoody stem. Its lenth is about (1-1.5ft) or more.
Floral characteristics: the florals are numerous with little spiklets densley overlaping 2-2.5mm long. It is obovate and arranged in two rows.
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