Echinochloa frumentacea Link

  • 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) : Echinochloa frumentacea Link
  • Common name : Japanese Barnyard Millet, Spike Grass.
  • Vernacular name : Barti, Sawan, Shamule (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated on a small scale
  • Flower, Fruit : June-February
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Ernakulam district, Alappuzha district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Akola district, Amravati district, Chandrapur district, Dhule district, Jalna district, Nagpur district, Nashik district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
  • Native : Tropical Africa, Asia
  • World Distribution : Tropical East-Africa, Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia), India, Pakistan, Australia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; 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.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. frumentacea. Downloaded on 8 August 2022.

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