Cenchrus ciliaris L.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Cenchrus glaucus C.R.Mudaliar & Sundararaj
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cenchrus ciliaris L.
  • Vernacular name : Kolukkattai pul (Tamil); Anjandhaman (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : Oct.2010
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-221
  • Collection Locality : Pulivendula to Kadapa, Kadapa district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Buldhana district, Jalgaon district, Satara district, Thane district, Osmanabad district, Latur district, Nanded district, Yavatmal district, Chandrapur district, Gadchiroli district, Bhandara district, Gondia district, Nagpur district, Wardha district
  • World Distribution : Africa, Arabia, Middle-east, India, Pakistan
  • 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.
  • 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 ciliaris. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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