Brachiaria semiverticillata (Rottler) Alston

  • Family : POACEAE
    (Grass Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHAS FAMILY (घास फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : POACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Brachiaria semiverticillata (Rottler) Alston
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Dry and moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Often on foothills of about 250m, on moist slopes, a ready colonizer in disturbed ground.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-August
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : 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. semiverticillata. Downloaded on 11 August 2022.


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