Aristida adscensionis L.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aristida adscensionis L.
  • Vernacular name : Bandi oobina hullu (Kannada); Cheevam pul (Tamil); Longi-kasal (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Scrub and Deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Common- on plains, more abundant on slopes
  • Flower, Fruit : February-August
  • Collector(s) Name : K. Sankara Rao, Raja K. Swamy & Arun Singh
  • Collection Date : 26/11/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-255
  • Collection Locality : Palamaneru forest, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district
    • Karnataka : All districts of Karnataka
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Sambalpur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Throughout Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : Tropics of the World
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; 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; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka
  • 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=Aristida adscensionis. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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