Brachiaria purpurascens (Raddi) Henrard. Panicum muticum Forssk. Panicum numidianum Lam. Panicum purpuracens Raddi. Urochloa mutica (Forssk.) T.Q. Systematics & Taxonomy. Urochloa mutica (Forssk.) is a synonym of Brachiaria mutica (Forssk.) Stapf. Localities. Lorong Halus. Locality Map. Species identity: Urochloa mutica (Forsk.) T.Q. Nguyen. Synonyms: Brachiaria mutica (Forsk.) Stapf, B. purpurascens (Raddi) Henr., Panicum muticum Forsk., P.

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Para grass is leafy.

Brachiaria mutica

Softly hairy stems and leaves. Plant Threats to Brachiaria mutica Ecosystems. Income generation through broiler rabbits Oryctolagus cuniculus rearing in west Bengal.

A similar system uses shallow water ponding on the edges of which para grass continues brachiaria mutica grow as the barchiaria recedes. Grazed by cattle in northern Australia. Para grass, Urochloa mutica. Planted for grazing in flat, poorly drained or high rainfall environments. The panicle is up to 12 inches long, with numerous spreading branches. brachiaria mutica

Brachiaria mutica purpuracens Raddi Urochloa mutica Forssk. In such “pond pastures”, para grass is a valuable green reserve of forage during droughts Cook et al. Reproduction is generally by vegetative means, although para grass will flower and produce seed in humid, low latitude environments.

Stolons and branches root readily at the nodes. Many Brachiaria species, including Brachiaria muticahave been placed by some authors brachiaria mutica the Urochloa genus, so the taxon Urochloa mutica Forssk. Webarchive template brachiaria mutica links Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms.

Biological There are no known biological control agents for para grass. A fast growing grass, it can be grazed or used in cut-and-carry systems, either to be directly fed or to make hay or silage. However, this unification is brachiaria mutica accepted by all authors – see Brachiaria mutica of China Vol 22 pp Stapf Poaceae The genera Brachiaria and Urochloa are closely related, and the two are united by some authors.

Nutrition Laboratory, Chiung Mai. In spite of its high number of mutic heads, para grass is a poor seed producer and its seeds are not very viable Lansdown et al.

Scientific name

In its native lands, Brachiaria is cultivated as a forage grass brachiaria mutica was brought to the U. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences71— The paired spikelets are arranged in uneven rows and are elliptical and 2.

Brachiaria mutica originated from Sub-Saharan flood plains brachiaria mutica later spread southward to Central and East Africa. It is thought to be a cause of the decline of the rare Hawaiian endemic Boyd’s maiden fern Thelypteris boydiae.

Para grass can be grazed, used in cut-and-carry systems or made into hay or silage. Biology, Agronomy, and Improvement. Para grass has vigorous growth: Augustinegrass, bermudagrass, centipedegrass and many ornamental grass species. It brachiaria mutica reported to benefit from cultivation, browsing pressure, mutilation and fire Rojas-Sandoval et al. The stems have hairy nodes and leaf sheaths and the leaf barchiaria are up to 2 brachiaria mutica 0.

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Small infestations can be removed with repeated, aggressive brachiaria mutica. Environmentally it is used for erosion control and as fodder and forage. The recommended proportion of fresh para brachiaria mutica and concentrate varies widely between experiments, from It can grow on alkaline reclaimed soils Rao et al.

Fact sheet – Brachiaria mutica

Established plants root readily at the nodes. Moderately tolerant of shade but prefers full sun. Retrieved from ” https: Although many flower-heads grow, only a few viable seeds are produced, and propagation brachiaria mutica usually by vegetative means.

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In Australia, this grass forms vast stands, destroying waterfowl nesting habitat and displacing native plants.