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Lolium multiflorum

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

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.
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]