Brachiaria reptans (L.) C.A.Gardner & C.E.Hubb.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Brachiaria reptans (L.) C.A.Gardner & C.E.Hubb.
  • Vernacular name : Chimanchara, Chopli (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Common
  • Flower, Fruit : September-October
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : All disricts of Maharashtra
  • World Distribution : India, Pakistan, Tropical Asia; introduced throughout the tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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; 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 reptans. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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