Scleria poklei Wad.Khan

 
  • 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) : Scleria poklei Wad.Khan
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : In wet, open grasslands, paddy fields and forest clearings on hill slopes
  • Comments / notes : Rare
  • Key identification features : Inflorescence in axillary clusters; peduncles often cellularly spongeouspapillose, white. Spikelets unisexual; male ones few; female ones several, turbinate or ovoid.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-November
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Nagpur district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • 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=Scleria poklei. Downloaded on 14 August 2020.

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