Effect of Aerobic Priming on the Response of Echinochloa crus-pavonis to Anaerobic Stress. Plant Physiology ; I. O. Akobundu, C.W. Agyakwa. Echinochloa crus-pavonis* (Kunth) Schult. Mant. 2: (). Classification. ( GPWG ): Subfamily Panicoideae. Paniceae. Basionym. Echinochloa crus-pavonis, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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The grain of some varieties is eaten by humans in times of scarcity and sometimes used for adulterating fennel. Are long and linearabout 40 cm long and 2 mm across and usually widest in the middle from where they taper to a pointed tip and a narrow base. Erectascending grass. It acts as a host for several mosaic virus diseases. Reported to be preventative and tonic, barnyard grass is a folk remedy in India for carbuncleshaemorrhagessoresspleen trouble, cancer and wounds.

Culms cm; nodes glabrous.

Most stems are upright, but some will spread out over ccrus-pavonis ground. This grass is also used for reclamation of saline and alkaline areas, especially in Egypt.

Kunth Oplismenus echinatus Willd.

In the Hisar district of the Indian state of Haryana the seeds of this grass are commonly eaten with cultivated rice grains to make rice pudding or khir on Hindu crus-pavoonis. Widely distributed in Africa, America, tropical Asia and Australia.

Echinochloa is from Greek echinos for hedgehog and chloe or chloa for grass, referring to the bristly spikelets; crus-pavonis is from Latin crus, the leg or thigh and pavo, a peacock. Echinochloa crus-pavonis Kunth J. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All pages needing factual verification Wikipedia articles needing factual verification from January Articles containing Vietnamese-language text Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms Taxonbars with 35—39 taxon IDs.


Cockspur grass Echinochloa crus-galli forage. Spikelets 3 mm long, 1 mm wide, disarticulating below the glumes at maturity.

Riceweeds fr – Information – Taxonomie – Echinochloa crus-pavonis (Kunth) Schult.

Native to tropical regions. Frequent but not abundant. The spikelets are about 2. Archived from the original on Found in marshes and wet places, often found growing in water; below 7, ft.

Roots at lower nodes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Annual grass reproduces by seed.

Plants Profile for Echinochloa crus-pavonis (gulf cockspur grass)

Glumes subequal to the spikelets; lower florets sterile; lower sterile lemmas unawned or with awns up to 1 cm; lower paleas sometimes present; upper fertile lemmas coriaceous, narrowly elliptic, with a well-differentiated, early-withering tip, glabrous or pubescent at the base of the tip; caryopses 1. Lowland rice areas, does not typically germinate and grow in the absence of oxygen and is not found naturally in flooded rice paddies.

Crus-pavvonis is fed green to animals and provides fodder throughout the year; hay made from this plant can be kept up to 6 years. Flora of North America Plants annual or short-lived perennials. Polymorphous coarse, tufted annual, tall and often weedy; culms erect to decumbent0.

A handbook of West African Weeds. Water, birds, insects, machinery, and animal feet disperse it, but contaminated seed is probably the most common dispersal method.


Echinochloa crus-pavonis (Kunth) Schult. — The Plant List

Ecology Lowland rice areas, does not typically germinate and grow in the absence of oxygen and is not found naturally in flooded rice paddies. Retrieved from ” https: Barnyard grass commonly occurs throughout tropical Asia and Africa in fields and along roadsides, ditches, along railway lines, and in disturbed areas such as gravel pits and dumps.

This grass is readily eaten by wild animals: Not restricted by soil pH. There are two varieties of E. Kunth Oplismenus limosus J. It grows on variety of wet sites such as ditches, low areas in fertile croplands and wet wastes, often growing in water. This plant can grow to 60″ 1. Panicles cm, erect or drooping, nodes sparsely hispid, hairs papillose-based, internodes glabrous; primary branches to 14 cm, nodes sometimes echinochooa hispid, hairs papillose-based, internodes usually glabrous; secondary branches to 3 cm.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Echinochloa crhs-pavonis. Rare but abondant when present Senegal: Weed type Grass Global description An erectannual mash grass up to 3 m high.

Panicles cm, erect or often nodding, rather soft, pinkish or pale purple; primary branches to 14 cm, mostly ascending or appressed, secondary branches to 3 cm.