Coix gigantea Koenig ex Roxb.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Coix aquatica Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Kachor (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : September-November
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kozhikode district, Palakkad district
    • Maharashtra : Bhandara district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Buldhana district, Chandrapur district, Nashik district, Pune district, Ratnagiri district
    • Odisha : Khurda district, Koraput district, Bargarh district, Bolangir district, Mayurbhanj district
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; 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=Coix gigantea. Downloaded on 20 November 2019.

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