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This is one of the three types of turfgrasses that is popularly being utilized here, carabao grass (Paspalum conjugatum). The other types are bermuda grass (Cynodon spp.) and various species of zoysia grass.
The bermuda grass is easy to cultivate, has a good recuperative ability and grows in a wide range of soils, hence it's being popular.
The shot above was taken from a university near our place.