Eragrostis pilosa (L.) P.Beauv.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eragrostis pilosa (L.) P.Beauv.
  • Common name : Hairy Grass, Indian Love Grass
  • Vernacular name : Kadu sanna hullu (Kannada)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Waterlogged areas
  • Comments / notes : Common in roadside ditches, canals and along margins of ponds
  • Flower, Fruit : May-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Chitradurga district, Dharwad district, Mysuru district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Khurda district, Puri district
    • 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 : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; 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; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora 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; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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 pilosa. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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