Digitaria setigera Roth ex Roem. & Schult.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Digitaria microbachne (C.Presl) Henrard
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Digitaria setigera Roth
  • Common name : East Indian Crab Grass, Mau'u-kukaepua'a, Itchy crabgrass
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Degraded deciduous forests and grasslands, also in wasteland
  • Comments / notes : Occasional
  • Flower, Fruit : May-November
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Akola district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Dhule district, Pune district, Thane district
  • World Distribution : Tanzania, Mauritius, Seychelles, Tropical Asia to Pacific Islands
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; 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 setigera. Downloaded on 14 November 2019.

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