Digitaria bicornis (Lam.) Roem. & Schult.

  • Family : POACEAE
    (Grass Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHAS FAMILY (घास फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : POACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Digitaria bicornis (Lam.) Roem. & Schult.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests, Scrub forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare
  • Flower, Fruit : March-December
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy, Arun Singh& K. Sankara Rao; Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 19-11-2014; Oct.,2012; 16-09-2011
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-252; HJCB-E-205; FAP 40126
  • Collection Locality : Palamaneru forest, Chittoor district (AP); Batreapalli, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Akola district, Amravati district, Aurangabad district, Beed district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Buldhana district, Chandrapur district, Dhule district, Kolhapur district, Osmanabad district, Parbhani district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Thane district
  • World Distribution : Tropics and sub-tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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=Digitaria bicornis. Downloaded on 18 August 2022.

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