Agrostis pilosula Trin.

  • Family : POACEAE
    (Grass Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHAS FAMILY (घास फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : POACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Agrostis pilosula Trin.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Key identification features : Annual grasses; Culms tufted rooting at the nodes; Leaves simple, alternate; Leaf-blades scabrid on both surfaces; Inflorescence unit is a spikelet which is long and opens up at maturity; Filaments filiform; Anthers versatile; Stigma plumose.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : Himalayas, South India and Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; 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. pilosula. Downloaded on 2 June 2020.


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