Schoenoplectiella articulata (L.) Lye

 
  • Family : CYPERACEAE
    (Sedge Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BARA-NAGAR-MOTHA FAMILY (बड़ा नागर मोथा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : CYPERACEAE
  • Basionym : Scirpus articulatus L.
  • Synonym(s) : Schoenoplectus articulatus (L.) Palla
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Schoenoplectiella articulata (L.) Lye
  • Vernacular name : Poppangorai (Tamil); Mwala (Marathi); Chelli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wet fallow fields and grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Often on plains, gregarious in marshy places.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-April
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Ernakulam district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district, Amravati district, Bhandara district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Chandrapur district, Nagpur district, Pune district, Raigad district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district, Yavatmal district
    • Odisha : Common
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia from India, Sri Lanka, China, Malaysia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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.
  • 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=Schoenoplectiella articulata. Downloaded on 27 September 2020.

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