Dichanthium annulatum (Forssk.) Stapf

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (Grass Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHAS FAMILY (घास फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : POACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dichanthium annulatum (Forssk.) Stapf
  • Vernacular name : Jinjva, Marvel, Paunava (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Common on the bunds of cultivated fields and open grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : June-March
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Hassan district, Kolar district, Mysuru district, Raichur district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Ernakulam district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Common
    • Tamil Nadu : Common
  • Native : Tropical Africa, India, Myanmar
  • World Distribution : Kenya, Tanzania, Senegal, Middle-East to Indonesia; introduced to South Africa, Tropical America and Australia, Pakistan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; 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; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan district; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga district; Rao & Razi, 1981 – Flora of Mysore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi district; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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 annulatum. Downloaded on 6 July 2020.

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