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Lolium multiflorum

AuthorityLam.
FamilyLiliopsida:Commelinidae:Cyperales:Gramineae
SynonymsLolium italicum A. Braun, Lolium perenne L. ssp. multiflorum (Lam.) Husnot, Lolium perenne var. aristatum Willd.
Common namesannual ryegrass, Italian ryegrass, ryegrass, raigras Italiano, ray-grass d'Italie, Italienisches raigras, vielblütiges weidelgras, Italienskt rajgräs, borstrepe, Italiensk raigras, Italiensk rajgræs, Italianraiheinä, acevén
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Ecocrop code7389



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BRIEF DESCRIPTION It has a bunch-type growth, it is leafy and has a dark green color, and can become up to 120 cm tall. USES It is used as a winter forage grass in Europe. Used in meadows, pastures, and lawns. GROWING PERIOD Annual or biennial. COMMON NAMES Italian ryegrass, Annual ryegrass, Australian ryegrass, Ray-grass Italie, Khortane, Maddoun, Mandjour, Noussel, Zamma. FURTHER INF Scientific synonym: L. scabrum, L. italicum. In Kenya it can be grown at altitudes above 2350 m.
Sources
Grassland Index
Roecklein J 1987 pp 137 [USE]
Duke J 1979 pp 95 [PH, RAIN, TEMP]
Breymeyer A 1990 pp 269 [SAL]
Duke J 1975 pp 20 [PH, RAIN, TEMP]
Heath M 1985 pp 241-246 [FER, DRA]
Kernick M 1978 pp 375-397 [DRA, RAIN, TEMP, KTMP, TEXT, USE]
Kernick M 1961 pp 291
B-Lennard E 1986 pp 14 [SAL]
Bogdan A 1977 pp 166 [RAIN, TEMP]