Arthraxon meeboldii Stapf

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Arthraxon meeboldii Stapf
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Fairly common in Western Ghats, growing on rocky cliffs.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha & T.P.Ramamoorthy; S.R.Ramesh & Raja Keshava Murthy
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1016, HFP 1179, KFP 4777
  • Collection Locality : Genkalbetta (Hassan); Bababudan Hills (Chikamagalur)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Mumbai-City district, Kolhapur district, Nashik district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; 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.
  • 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 meeboldii. Downloaded on 15 November 2019.

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