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Foxtail millet

Halbi Name Ghatka foxtail-millet-1
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Vernacular name Foxtail
Scientific name Setaria tomentosa (Roxb.) Kunth
Family Poaceae
Season Kharif
Description
Plant
Leaves Linear as narrowly lanceolate, tapering to a fine point Photo Gallery
Flower foxtail-millet-2foxtail-millet-3
Fruit/ seed
Habitat and distribution Fields.
Flowering and fruiting July
Associated with Upland flora
Habit Loosely tufted annual grass. Culms geniculately ascending glabrous.
Inflorescence Panicle linear to narrowly lanceolate, solitary spikelets supported by a bristle. Upper glumes shorter than lemmas, 7-nerved. Grains rotundate -ovate.

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