Cenchrus biflorus Roxb.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cenchrus biflorus Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Bhoront, Kukar (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : October-December
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Kerala : Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : Dhule district, Nagpur district, Thane district
    • Tamil Nadu : Common
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa through Arabia, Pakistan, India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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; 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=Cenchrus biflorus. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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