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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The nodes are densely hairy Hannan-Jones et al. Preliminary evaluation of potential pathogenic fungi as bioherbicides of barnyardgrass Echinochloa crus-galli in China. The leaf blades are flatenned, hairless i. All animals exhibited low levels of total lipids and cholesterol, which indicated that this meat could be sold as light meat or low fat meat, which is interesting from a nutritional point of view for the consumer: Echinochloa spectabilis Nees ex Trin.

German grass can grow on a wide range of soils with medium to high fertility provided they are very wet and not well-drained.

German grass Echinochloa polystachyaaerial part, fresh German grass Echinochloa polystachyahay. These flower spikelets 4. Melissa Collins habit growing in water Photo: They can be planted manually into wet mud or dropped into the surface of shallow water and pushed into the soil by special wheels on a light-weight tractor.

Weeds of Australia – Biosecurity Queensland Edition Fact Sheet

The fungi Drechslera monoceras and Exserohilum monoceras have been evaluated with some success as potential biocontrol agents of common barnyard grass in rice fields. Panicles mostly 15—25 mm long, dense, echinoxhloa short, thick branches ascending. At present this species has only become naturalised in small areas of northern and central Queensland and the Northern Territory. Leaf blades 20—60 cm long 10—25 mm wide, scabrous on the margin.


Echinochloa polystachya

Review paper on weeds of concern polyshachya northern Australia. Ligule a rim of stiff, yellow hairs to 4 mm long. It can grow in water up to 2 m deep and can survive up to 3 m deep for short periods.

The spikelets are awned, lanceolate and about mm long.

Complements para grass Brachiaria mutica water to 30 cm deep and Hymenachne amplexicaulis po,ystachya deepr than 1 m. Milk production, body weight gain and pregnancy percentile in crossbred buffaloes with multinutritional block feed supplement.

Ornithospermum Durandenot validly published. German grass is tolerant of sodicity and salinity Lukacs et al.

Handbook of bioenergy crops: It is a summer growing species and it does not withstand frost. Very tolerant of poor drainage.

The most notable of these are Japanese millet E. Nutrient dynamics of the highly productive C 4 macrophyte Echinochloa polystachya on the Amazon floodplain. International literature on German grass utilisation in rabbit feeding is very scarce, with only one relevant paper from Peru being available Pinedo Ruiz, However, most of the species likely to be encountered in Australia are short-lived i.

Queensland Government, Department of primary Industries and Fisheries. Native to swamps, lake shores and wet-lands. Seeds may also be dispersed in this manner, as well as in contaminated agricultural produce and mud that becomes attached to animals and vehicles.

The leaves are alternately arranged along the stems and sometimes have a reddish or purplish tinge. Promising accessions Country Details None reported. A weed of seasonally flooded areas e. German grass Echinochloa polystachyahay. It is still cultivated in ponded pastures in this region. Utilization of four grass forage species [ Brachiaria mutica, Pennisetum purpureum, Axonopus scoparius, Echinochloa polystachya ] in rabbit feeding in the Tropic [Peru].


Aquatic herbaceous plants of the Amazon floodplains: Datasheet Description Click on the “Nutritional aspects” tab for recommendations for ruminants, pigs, poultry, rabbits, horses, fish and crustaceans. Can be grazed, or conserved on dried soil surfaces. University of Florida, p.


Cereal and grass forages Forage plants. Effect of supplementation regimes and vacuum ageing on palatability of beef longissimus from Criollo Limonero steers fattened on pasture. US Forest Service, The stems may be as long as 2 m. Echinochloa polystachya management in Louisiana rice. Seed yields and quality are very low. Spikelets 5—7 mm long, lanceolate.

Toxic plants for livestock in the western and eastern Serido, state of Rio Grande do Norte, in the Brazilian semiarid. Arenas de Moreno, L. In particular, common barnyard grass E. 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 where they feed, respectively Garnett et al.

Response of two rice cultivars to the competition of Polystachy crus-galli. German grass Echinochloa polystachya.