Leaves with loose, overlapping, flattened sheaths and shiny green leaf blades up to 30 cm long and 8 mm wide. Inflorescence a panicle of 4 to 15 secund spikes, most of them digitately arranged, the branches 5–16 cm long. APNI* Description: Coarse, tufted annual or perennial to 0.8 m high; culms ascending or prostrate, branching at the base, striate, compressed, up to 8-noded, smooth. Eleusine indica. Title Flora Europaea Publication Author? Eleusine indica Grass family (Poaceae) Description: Goose Grass is a summer annual about ½–2' tall that is tufted at the base, sending up multiple ascending culms with alternate leaves. Summer annual but may survive as a short-lived perennial in tropical areas. coracana (L.) Lye Eleusine indica var. Descriptions (active tab) Media; Literature; Maps; Specimens; Stats; Eleusine indica. Reported in several New World archaeobotanical assemblages, E. indica is an intrusive non-native. Starr-170626-9958-Eleusine indica-with Forest and Laysan Albatross chicks in old concrete structure-Near Sea Plane Hangar Sand Island-Midway Atoll (36288556102).jpg 4,608 × 3,456; 4.79 MB Afr.) is an annual or short-lived perennial pantropical grass that is mostly considered as a noxious weed (Jalaludin et al., 2010). Eleusine indica subsp. Family. Cossu, T.A, Camarda, I. Description: Eleusine indica the Indian goose grass, yard-grass, goose grass, wiregrass or crowfoot grass is a species of grass in the family Poaceae. Eleusine indica is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.45 metres tall. You can change the display of the base map and layers by clicking on the layer control box in the upper right-hand corner. Description. Über die Verbreitung von Eleusine indica und E. tristachya (Gramineae) in Österreich Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, B 116: 181-190. ex Sweet Eleusine pilosa Gilli Eleusine … The leaf blades are up to 10" long and 8 mm. (syn. Stems are whitish, flattened, decumbent or prostrate branched – often forming mats. Description . Eleusine indica This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Indiana State Library. You can help. It is an invasive species in some areas. Ligules are very short. Since Eleusine indica was selected as a candidate for both bioherbicidal and classical biological control, knowledge of the pests and diseases of the closely related crop E. coracana in India and Africa was used to evaluate these possibilities. Eleusine indica. Euphorbia prostrata . Leaf-sheaths outer margin hairy. Monocotyledonous plant. First leaves: . Digitaria sanguinalis. coracana (L.) Fiori Eleusine indica var. General Description. Early botanists suggested a probable Indian origin for finger millet from its wild progenitor Eleusine indica. Shortcut to Groups. : Cynosurus indicus L.) (trop. Underground system: . Egg. Common Name(s): Goosegrass; Wiregrass; Phonetic Spelling el-YOO-sy-nee IN-dih-kuh Description. Known Hazards The plant often contains prussic acid (Cyanogenetic glucoside), the main … It is a smooth or slightly hairy, tufted, prostrate to ascending grass reaching up to 90cm tall. The leaf sheath measures 6-9cm long, flattened laterally with a few long hairs at the collar. Names of Eleusine Indica in various languages of the world are also given. In India and Africa, because of the importance of E. coracana, only bioherbicidal control using local agents was possible. stricta (Roxb.) Inflorescence composed of digitate or subdigitate racemes borne on a short axis; racemes with 2-seriate spikelets, terminating in a fertile spikelet. Whilst Crowsfoot is known by many different names, one of the most common names we also call it here in Australia is Crabgrass. It is a small annual grass distributed throughout the warmer areas of the world to about 50 degrees latitude. Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn. Terrestrial habitat. Seedlings First leaf 3-5 times longer than wide, and opens parallel to the ground. 2. The weed once perceived an eyesore in anyone’s garden is claimed to have curative powers. Poaceae (grass family) Other Common Names. Much confused with Eleusine coracana subsp. It is a small annual grass distributed throughout the warmer areas of the world to about 50 degrees latitude. Cyclopedia of American horticulture : comprising suggestions for cultivation of horticultural plants, descriptions of the species of fruits, vegetables, flowers, and ornamental plants sold in the United States and Canada, together with geographical and biographical sketches cyclopediaofame02bail Year: 1906 528 ELEUSINE wide, obtuse at the apex: spikes broad, 2—4, digitate, 1-1>2 in. Want help getting started? Grassy Weed. Botanical name: Eleusine indica Description A tough, dark green summer annual grass with flattened stems and shiny strap-like leaves. It is an invasive species in some areas. Several overlapping generations occur during the summer or growing period. Eleusine indica is a member of the Poaceae family. Crowsfoot. Weed Description Each spikelet contains 3-6 light brown to black seeds that are 1-2 mm long. At maturity it can reach 50 cm in height. Goose grass (Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.) Description of the genus. Genus: Eleusine. Despite its lack of official recognition from health authorities, peoples from different cultures have been using paragis as a home remedy for certain ailments. These changes will not be visible to public users until the profile is completed and the draft is released. Habitat. The stem is white or pale green, is laterally flattened, smooth or with a few long hairs along the edges. Global description: Tufted, erect to decumbent; slender; to 15-50 cm tall.. Cotyledons: . A weed in many areas of the tropical to temperate zones, the plant is also used locally as a medicine, food and source of materials for weaving, making paper etc. Eleusine Gaertn. Eleusine indica is a cespitose annual grass introduced from the Old World (Radford et al.1964; Steyermark 1963). Descriptions. Species: Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.. Weed type: Grass. It can however be a productive forage providing up to 30 t/ha of fresh matter, and it can be eaten by livestock at early stages of growth (Ecocrop, 2019; FAO, 2017). Spikelets 4–7 mm long, with 5 to 7 florets; glumes similar to lemmas. According to Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia ... Wallnöfer, B. Description Overview: Eleusine corocana is an annual with erect stems 60-200 cm long, which clump together at the base. You are viewing a profile that is currently in draft. Botanical description: Eleusine indica thrives in the disturbed soils of cities and can be found growing out of cracks in asphalt, along roads, parking lots or in the relatively lush habitat that tree pits and park lawns provide. Leaf blades are smooth with folded venation and white sheaths leading to a short membranous ligule which is uniquely divided at the centre. Vanuatu New Hebrides Islands Vanuatu (Republic of) introduced invasive Shine, C./Reaser, J. K./Gutierrez, A. T., eds. Leaves: blades 3–7 mm wide; sheaths with overlapping margins (dorsally keeled); ligule membranous. – A rather poorly known, ephemeral alien. Eleusine tristachya. Get Help . Crowsfoot, as its name suggests, has a spiked flower with a similar appearance to that of a crows foot. How Eleusine Indica is effective for various diseases is listed in repertory format. Description: Eleusine indica the Indian goose grass, yard-grass, goose grass, wiregrass or crowfoot grass is a species of grass in the family Poaceae. Geographic subdivisions for Eleusine indica: GV, SnFrB, SCo, SnGb : MAP CONTROLS 1. 50. 1994). Plants that fill a similar niche: Euphorbia hirta. Crowsfoot (Eleusine Indica) Crowsfoot is known by many names, but one of the most common it goes by here in Australia is Crabgrass. Commonly distributed in cultivated and abandoned fields, open ground, gardens, lawns, road sides, and railroad tracks. Other common names: Crab grass. General habit: Tufted grass.. Plant genetic studies have revealed it to be one of the wild progenitors for domesticated finger millet (Eleusine coracana) in Africa (Werth et al. Leaf sheaths are flattened, smooth, and even on seedlings often are distinctly white to silver at the base. This profile is a stub. & Brundu, G. (2014). Ligule short and membrane; 0.6-1 mm long; truncate. Stems are flattened with folded venation, sheaths are whitish to silver with a short membranous ligule that is divided at the centre. Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn. Species Description Class. Description: "The plant is an annual tufted grass; culms ascending, ... Taxon name on voucher: Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn. Poaceae (grass family) This Genus’s Species in New England: Eleusine indica; Visit this genus in the Dichotomous Key. Publisher Cambridge University Press Year 1964 ISBN-Description An immense work in 6 volumes (including the index). It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food, medicine and source of materials. The scientific name of Paragis is Eleusine indica, commonly known as Indian Goosegrass. Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients in Eleusine Indica. Description of Paragis grass. Crowsfoot Grass is a hairless tough dark green tufted weed grass that forms a rosette of flattened stems radiating from the plants center. A complete generation requires about 30 days. Eleusine ovalis Ehrenb. It contains chlorine and protein and it gives a good combination with coconut and turmeric. Tweet this Page Share on Facebook. Stem: Tufted, erect geniculately ascending, or decumbent; slender.. The culms are green, glabrous, and somewhat flattened; they are mostly hidden by the sheaths. Formerly introduced in wool waste and at present still sometimes seen as a grain alien. Most of the leaves are located toward the base of the culms. List of various diseases cured by Eleusine Indica. Chiov. Commons is a freely licensed media file repository. goosegrass (Description coming soon) Family. Information from its description page there is shown below. Eleusine indica . If you're not sure what to do from here, take a look at this Help page for instructions. (2014). It is tolerant of drought, compaction and due to its prostrate habit even endures close mowing. Uses of Paragis grass. Indian goosegrass, wiregrass, crowfootgrass. ... Life Cycle and Description. Stems flat and ascending, 30–90 cm. Eleusine luco Welw. Life Span. africana but definitely much less frequent nowadays. Spikelets several-flowered, laterally flattened, disarticulating above the glumes and between the florets (not the latter in E. coracana). Description. Warm season, annual bunchgrass. Leaf: Mostly basal. Drinking boiled leaves of Paragis or intake of Paragis Tea will affluence several pains and illnesses. Description Basic information on a wide range of useful plants, plus details of environmental needs where available. Annuals or perennials. Eleusine coracana is cultivated in north and central Europe, Africa, temperate Asia (western Asia, Arabia and China) and tropical Asia (India, Indo-China and Malesia), Australia and the southwestern and northwestern Pacific. Description: A prostate or tufted annual grass that can reach 50 cm in height. 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