Echinochloa colona (L.) Link

 
  • 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) : Echinochloa colona (L.) Link
  • Common name : Jungle Rice, Corn panicgrass
  • Vernacular name : Kadu haraka hullu (Kannada); Barad, Bovur, Harund, ranborat, Rovar, Sama, Savank (Marathi); Kavada (Malayalam); Chitti udara (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Marshes and bunds of paddy fields
  • Comments / notes : Common throughout
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy, Arun Singh & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 26/10/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-0189
  • Collection Locality : Tirumala hills, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Kurnool district, Chittoor district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
  • World Distribution : Tropics and sub-tropics
  • 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; 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=Echinochloa colona. Downloaded on 2 June 2020.

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