Bothriochloa pertusa (L.) A.Camus

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Dichanthium pertusum (L.) W.D.Clayton
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Bothriochloa pertusa (L.) A.Camus
  • Vernacular name : Ghanga, Kathora, Palva (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Common throughout in open grasslands, on plains and hills, along river banks, sand dunes etc.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-October
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : Nov.2010; 15-11-2014; July, 2011
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-263; HJCB-E-236; HJCB-E-206
  • Collection Locality : Thummalapalle, Kadapa district (AP); Batrepalli RF, Anantapur district (AP); Mabbuchintalapalle, Kadapa district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Kolar district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
  • World Distribution : India, Southeast Asia, Pakistan, Tropical Africa
  • 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 et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari 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; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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=Bothriochloa pertusa. Downloaded on 22 November 2019.

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