Aeluropus lagopodioides Trin. ex Thwaites

  • Family : POACEAE
    (Grass Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHAS FAMILY (घास फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : POACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aeluropus lagopoides (L.) Thwaites
  • Vernacular name : Dola-gavat (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Salt marshes, coastal sands and alkaline soils
  • Comments / notes : Monotypic genus
  • Flower, Fruit : January-May
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Kerala : Ernakulam district, Alappuzha district
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Thane district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
  • World Distribution : North Africa from Morocco to Somalia; Sicily and Cyprus through Middle East to Central Asia, India and Pakistan.
  • 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; 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. lagopodioides. Downloaded on 17 August 2022.

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