Fimbristylis tetragona R.Br.

 
  • Family : CYPERACEAE
    (Sedge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BARA-NAGAR-MOTHA FAMILY (बड़ा नागर मोथा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : CYPERACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Fimbristylis tetragona R.Br.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wet and moist paddy fields
  • Comments / notes : Often on hills and by banks of ponds.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-February
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 02/02/2010
  • Collection Nos : FAP 37950
  • Collection Locality : Kalasamudram, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Davanagare district, Dharwad district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Thrissur district, Kottayam district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Sambalpur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Common
  • Native : Tropical Asia, Australia
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, China, Formosa, Tropical Australia, Malaysia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan Disrict; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Fimbristylis tetragona. Downloaded on 6 April 2020.

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