Kyllinga bulbosa P.Beauv.

 
  • Family : CYPERACEAE
    (Sedge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BARA-NAGAR-MOTHA FAMILY (बड़ा नागर मोथा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : CYPERACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Kyllinga triceps Rottb.; Cyperus triceps Endl.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Kyllinga bulbosa P.Beauv.
  • Vernacular name : Korapullu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Marshy areas
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Kadapa district, Vishakapatnam district, Chittoor district, Guntur district
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district, Davanagare district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills, Kalrayan Hills, Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Chitteri Hills, Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivaganga district), Theerthamalai Hills, Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Gingee Hill (Villipuram district), Javadu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district)
  • World Distribution : Paleotropics
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Pullaiah, 1997. Fl. Andh. Pradesh, vol. 3; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere District
  • 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=Kyllinga bulbosa. Downloaded on 6 April 2020.

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