Arthraxon lancifolius (Trin.) Hochst.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Arthraxon microphyllus auct. Non (Trin.) Hochst.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Arthraxon lancifolius (Trin.) Hochst.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands and deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Common
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Collector(s) Name : S.R. Ramesh & B.R. Ramesh
  • Collection Date : 16/11/1979
  • Collection Nos : KFP 10483
  • Collection Locality : Sandur Hills, Bellary district (KA)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district, Kurnool district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Davanagare district, Dharwad district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Bargarh district, Bolangir district, Mayurbhanj district, Gajapati district, Ganjam district, Koraput district, Khurda district
  • Native : Paleotropics
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia
  • 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; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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=Arthraxon lancifolius. Downloaded on 23 October 2019.

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