Echinochloa is a very widespread genus of plants in the grass family. Some of the species are Nakai – Pseudechinolaena polystachya; Echinochloa elephantipes – Panicum elephantipes; Echinochloa eruciformis – Brachiaria. Echinochloa polystachya (Kunth) Hitchc. Show All Show Tabs creeping river grass. Image of Echinochloa polystachya. General Information. Symbol: ECPO3. PSEUDECHINOLAENA polystachya (Kunth) Stapf [family POACEAE], in F.T.A. 9: (); Fl. Agrost. Congo Belge 2: 74 (); Ann. list grasses Ug.:

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Echinochloa polystachya management in Louisiana rice. These stems are hairless i. The most notable of these are Japanese millet E.

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At polystacuya this species has only become naturalised in small areas of northern and central Queensland and the Northern Territory. German polytachya Echinochloa polystachyahay. Milk production, body weight gain and pregnancy percentile in crossbred buffaloes with multinutritional block feed supplement. The leaves are linear, cm long x mm wide Hannan-Jones et al. This page was last edited on 23 Mayat Ligule a rim of stiff, yellow hairs to 4 mm long.


German grass Echinochloa polystachya. In Australia, German grass was found to threaten the habitat of water birds such as waterfowl, magpie goose and pygmy-goose, by displacing native plant species or by closing open waters, on which and polystacgya they feed, respectively Garnett et al.

Assessing feed quality of fertilized Coastal Bermudagrass Cynodon dactylon L. Panicle axis 20—30 cm long. Click on images to enlarge.

Also naturalised in tropical and southern Africa, tropical Asia, Hawaii and polyshachya its native range in southern South America. International Rice Research Institute Notes 26 2: Agronomy Journal 93 1: These restrictions may prevent the use of one or more of the methods referred to, depending on individual circumstances.

Promising accessions Country Details None reported. Echinochloa spectabilis Nees ex Trin. Produces little viable seed, with no evidence at all echinochhloa viable seed being produced in northern Australia.

schinochloa German grass is tolerant of sodicity and salinity Lukacs et al. Very tolerant of poor drainage. Aleman grass can no longer be recommended for new planting into wetland areas of Queensland, Australia.


From Orinoco Delta, Venezuela. Retrieved from ” https: Native to swamps, lake shores and wet-lands.

Echinochloa – Wikipedia

Cutting below 40 cm reduces yield. Seed yields and quality are very low.

Melissa Collins close-up of base of leaf blade showing ligule Photo: It grows on seasonally flooded wetlands or under very high rainfall conditions more than mm per year Hannan-Jones et al. Cereal and grass forages Forage plants.

Weeds of Australia – Biosecurity Queensland Edition Fact Sheet

A native of tropical and sub-tropical America from south-eastern USA i. Echinochloa spectabilis Nees ex Trin.

Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value. This species is regarded as an environmental weed in northern Queensland and the Northern Territory and as a potential environmental weed in northern Western Australia.