Centotheca latifolia (Osbeck) Trin.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Centotheca lappacea (L.) Desv.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Grows under shade as a weed in arecanut gardens and forest margins. A good fodder grass.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-December
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha & T.P.Ramamoorthy; C.J.Saldanha
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1145, CJS 15825, CJS 11500
  • Collection Locality : Bisle Ghat (Hassan); Kempuhole (Hassan)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi
  • 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=Centotheca latifolia. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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