Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (Grass Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHAS FAMILY (घास फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : POACEAE
  • Basionym : Panicum dactylon L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
  • Common name : Dhub grass, Bermuda grass, Bahama grass, Conch grasss, Dog's grass, Hariali grass
  • Vernacular name : Dub, Durba (Hindi); Garike, Karike (Kannada); Arugam pul (Tamil); Niladurva, Durva (Sanskrit); Harali, Darb, Durva (Marathi); Belikaruka, Balikaruka, Karuka, Karukapullu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Common throughout in grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : All districts of Andhra Pradesh
    • Telangana : All districts of Telangan
    • Karnataka : All districts of Karnataka
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : All disricts of Odisha
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
    • Puducherry : All districts of Pondicherry
    • Chattisgarh : All districts of Chhattisgarh
    • Jharkhand : All districts of Jharkhand
    • Madhya Pradesh : All districts of Madhya Pradesh
  • World Distribution : Tropical and warm Temperate regions throughout the world
  • 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; 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=Cynodon dactylon. Downloaded on 7 June 2020.

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