Dichanthium caricosum (L.) A.Camus

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Dichanthium pallidum (Hook.f.) Stapf ex C.E.C.Fisch.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dichanthium caricosum (L.) A.Camus
  • Vernacular name : Jetare, Marvel (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Dry grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Common along margins and bunds of fields, river banks and open grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : September-May
  • Collection Locality : Similipahar, Mayurbhanj District
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Common
    • Karnataka : All districts of Karnataka
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Common
    • Tamil Nadu : Common
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Malaya, China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; 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; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg district; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga district
  • 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=Dichanthium caricosum. Downloaded on 22 November 2019.

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