Cyrtococcum oxyphyllum (Steud.) Stapf

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cyrtococcum oxyphyllum (Steud.) Stapf
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous, semi-evergreen and evergreen and Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Often on hills above 1200m,by moist places.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai Suburban district, Mumbai-City district, Kolhapur district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Kalhandi district, Ganjam district, Mayurbhanj district, Bolangir district
    • Tamil Nadu : Hills above 1200m, often by moist places
  • World Distribution : India, China, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Malaysia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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=Cyrtococcum oxyphyllum. Downloaded on 14 November 2019.

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