Chrysopogon orientalis (Desv.) A.Camus

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Chrysopogon orientalis (Desv.) A.Camus
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Rare; on open grasslands, in plains to the hills
  • Flower, Fruit : September-October
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : Kolhapur district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Plains from the coast to hills
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; 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=Chrysopogon orientalis. Downloaded on 14 November 2019.

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