Eriocaulon cinereum R.Br.

 
  • Family : ERIOCAULACEAE
    (PIPEWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Eriocaulaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Eriocaulon reductum Ruhland; Eriocaulon sieboldianum Siebold & Zucc. ex Steud.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eriocaulon cinereum R.Br.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Marshy areas
  • Comments / notes : In marshes and wet rice fields, on plains to hills about 1200m, on open moist rocks along with grasses, more prominent after rains.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Guntur district, Krishna district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, Prakasam district, Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, Vizianagaram district, West Godavari district
    • Telangana : Nalgonda district, Khammam district, Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kolar district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Thiruvananthapuram district, Alappuzha district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district, Ahmednagar district, Amravati district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Kolhapur district, Nagpur district, Pune district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Balasore district, Sambalpur district, Rayagada district, Kalhandi district, Kendrapara district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, Dharmapuri district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Karur district, Krishnagiri district, Madurai district, Namakkal district, Pudukkottai district, Sivaganga district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district, Vellore district
  • World Distribution : Old world tropics, introduced in New world
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; 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; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; 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; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Pullaiah, 1997. Fl. Andhra Pradesh, vol. 3
  • 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=Eriocaulon cinereum. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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