Digitaria longiflora (Retz.) Pers.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Digitaria longiflora (Retz.) Pers.
  • Vernacular name : Kaduthene hullu (Kannada)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in plains to about 1300m.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-November
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Buldhana district, Chandrapur district, JGN, Kolhapur district, Nanded district, Nashik district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district
  • World Distribution : Old World Tropics; introduced in New World
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; 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.
  • 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=Digitaria longiflora. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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