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jaraguagrass, USDA PLANTS Symbol: HYRU2 U.S. Nativity: Exotic Habit: Grass or Grasslike. Hyparrhenia rufa (Nees) Stapf. H. rufa is a tall perennial grass widely naturalized in tropical and subtropical regions of the world where it has been intentionally introduced. The plant is often gathered from the wild for local use in thatching and weaving, whilst it is also widely cultivated through many areas of the tropics as a drought.

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Hyparrhenia rufa

Agroforestry Systems, 51 2: Jaragua seeds can be broadcast or sown in cm rows FAO, ; Ecocrop, Pastos y Forrajes, Jaragua Hyparrhenia rufaaerial part, fresh. New Disease Reports 24 Dairy cows Supplementing poor quality jaragua hay with 1.

It is also tolerant of drought and easily naturalizes in disturbed habitat sites. This page was last edited on 23 Marchat Survey of the mineral status of pastures and small ruminants in the West Region of Cameroon. Synonyms [1] [2] Andropogon altissimus Andropogon bonangensis Andropogon bouangensis Andropogon fulvicomus Andropogon hirtus Andropogon rufus Andropogon xanthoblepharis Andropogon yinduensis Cymbopogon rufus Hyparrhenia altissima Hyparrhenia fulvicoma Hyparrhenia parvispiculata Hyparrhenia yunnanensis Sorghum rufum Sorghum xanthoblepharis Trachypogon rufus.

Hyparrhenia rufa Scientific classification Kingdom: Check our website at www. Tropical Animal Health and Production 41 6 Naturalised in northern and eastern Australia i.


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However direct experiment with rabbits would be advisable before being extensively used Lebas, personal communication Also widely naturalised in other parts of the world, including tropical Asia, south-eastern USA i. Oxalic acid Jaragua grass was reported to contain 0.

Diversity and Distributions, 10 2: Sheldon Navie mature flower spikelets Photo: These treatments increased the crude protein content from 3. Sheldon Navie close-up of stem and base of leaf blade Photo: Promoting intake of Cratylia argentea as a dry season supplement for cattle grazing Hyparrhenia hyparrhdnia in the subhumid tropics.

Jaragua grass can also be hyparrehnia as hay or silage and should be cut before flowering at a height of cm FAO, ; Sarwatt et al.

Promoting intake of Cratylia argentea as a dry season supplement for cattle grazing Hyparrhenia rufa in the subhumid tropics. This species is able to persist, and to produce high live-weight gains under intense grazing regimes. Jaragua hyparrheniw was reported to contain 0.

Cell wall contents, buffer capacity and urease activity. Inflorescences large, paniculate, with numerous branches, the branches lax or contracted, fasciculate, cm long, spathes linear-lanceolate, becoming reddish and rolled around the peduncle, cm long, sparsely to densely long-pilose, racemes dull yellow, sometimes red-tinged, 1.

Though fermentation occurs slowly, jaragua silage quality is fairly good Rifa, Jaragua hay protein 4. The genus Hyparrhenia includes hyparrhnia 50 species mostly of African origin, with some species widely distributed throughout the tropics Wagner et al.


Hyparrhenia rufa subsp. rufa

The nutritive value of ensiled forages cut at three stages of growth. Oecologia 88 2 The seeds are also able to disperse on the wind after fires and germinate well in these conditions Starr et al.

Results obtained in several Latin American countries are summarized in the hypafrhenia below. The racemes are subtended by a large spathe and bear shortly hairy sessile bisexual and pedicelled male or sterile spikelets Quattrocchi, ; Clayton et al.

This grass is a pyrophytewell adapted to habitat with an annual wildfire cycle. The name of this genus is derived from the Greek word, hypomeaning under, and arrhenmeaning male, in reference to the presence of pairs of staminate spikelets at the base of the raceme in species of this genus Wagner et al.

No information on jaragua grass utilization in rabbit feeding is available from literature. It is also a potential seed crop contaminant and hypardhenia unintentional introduction could also occur.

Datasheet Hyparrhenia rufa Jaragua grass. A searchable catalogue of grass and forage legumes. Retrieved 21 January Comparison of continuous and alternate grazing of puntero grass Hyparrhenia rufa Nees Stapf.