Arundinella leptochloa (Nees ex Steud.) Hook.f.

 
  • 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) : Arundinella leptochloa (Steud.) Hook.f.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands and degraded forest areas
  • Comments / notes : Grows in moist shaded places.
  • Key identification features : Spikelets blue.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha; C.J.Saldanha & P.Prakash
  • Collection Nos : CS 5841, KFP 3671
  • Collection Locality : Sitanadi, Agumbe (Shimoga); Belgaum-Khanapur
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Chikkamagaluru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Buldhana district, Kolhapur district, Pune district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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=Arundinella leptochloa. Downloaded on 2 July 2020.

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