Eragrostis gangetica (Roxb.) Steud.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eragrostis gangetica (Roxb.) Steud.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Along banks of streams and grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on plains up to 1000m, along river beds.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy & B. Sadasivaiah
  • Collection Date : 03/10/2010
  • Collection Nos : FAP 40342
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, West Godavari district, Anantapur district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Kolar district, Mysuru district, Raichur district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Throughout Odisha
    • Tamil Nadu : Common
  • World Distribution : Paleotropics
  • 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; 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; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan district; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur 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=Eragrostis gangetica. Downloaded on 22 November 2019.

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