Ascopholis gamblei Fischer

  • Family : CYPERACEAE
    (Sedge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BARA-NAGAR-MOTHA FAMILY (बड़ा नागर मोथा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : CYPERACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cyperus mollipes (C.B.Clarke) K.Schum.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Rare, collected in a dry deciduous forest near Arsikere, Karnataka, India. A personal communication with Dr. Pandurangan from JNTBGRI, Kerala suggests that this specimen shown is the only collection made from this region. The earlier collection (Collection No. 14279, dated 1884 ) was by J.S.Gamble from the Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Collector(s) Name : D.H.Nicolson, S.S.Hooper, C.J.Saldanha & K.N.Gandhi; C.J.Saldanha, S.R.Ramesh & N.S.Ravindra
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2236, KFP 1940
  • Collection Locality : Tiptur-Arsikere road (Hassan); Channarayapattana (Hassan)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district
  • Endemism : Deccan Peninsula
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. gamblei. Downloaded on 22 April 2021.

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