Elytrophorus spicatus (Willd.) A.Camus

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Elytrophorus spicatus (Willd.) A.Camus
  • Vernacular name : Vayal thinai (Tamil); Jangli-rala (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Paddy fields, ditches and wastelands
  • Flower, Fruit : December-February
  • Collection Locality : Khoraput
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Davanagare district, Dharwad district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district
    • Maharashtra : Aurangabad district, Bhandara district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Kolhapur district, Nagpur district, Nanded district, Nashik district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
    • Odisha : Common
    • Tamil Nadu : Common
  • Native : Pantropical
  • World Distribution : Tropical regions of Old World
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; 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; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere
  • 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=Elytrophorus spicatus. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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