Eragrostis minor Host

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eragrostis minor Host
  • Common name : Little Love Grass
  • Vernacular name : Dodda purale hullu (Kannada)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Common in open grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : May-December
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Bidar district, Dharwad district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Raichur district
    • Kerala : NA
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Common
    • Tamil Nadu : Common
  • World Distribution : Warm temperate and subtropical regions of the Old World; introduced in the New World tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore 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.
  • 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 minor. Downloaded on 22 November 2019.

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