Brachiaria distachya (L.) Stapf

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Brachiaria distachya (L.) Stapf
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests, wasteland and mangrove forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Collector(s) Name : S.R Ramesh & B.R.Ramesh
  • Collection Nos : KFP 9304
  • Collection Locality : Badami (Bijapur)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district, Bengaluru district, Kolar district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Kolhapur district, Nanded district, Ratnagiri district, Sangli district, Sindhudurg district
  • World Distribution : Africa, India, Sri Lanka and Thailand
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; 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; 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=Brachiaria distachya. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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