Eragrostiella bifaria (Vahl) Bor

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Eragrostis bifaria (Vahl) Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eragrostiella bifaria (Vahl) Bor
  • Common name : Teff Grass
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands, sandy areas near streams, rocky hills and plains in deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Often on plains and hills, on thin layer of soil by rocks.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy; Raja K. Swamy; Raja K. Swamy, Arun singh & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 15-11-2014; 15-11-2014; 26-10-2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-231; HJCB-E-234; HJCB-0115
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli, Anantapur district (AP); Batrepalli, Anantapur district (AP); Tirumala Hills, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Kurnool district, Anantapur district, Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district, Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Chikkamagaluru district, Davanagare district, Dharwad district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
  • World Distribution : India, Himalayas, Nepal
  • 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; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore district; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere district
  • 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=Eragrostiella bifaria. Downloaded on 22 November 2019.

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