Eragrostis tenuifolia (A.Rich.) Hochst. ex Steud.

 
  • 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) : Eragrostis patula (Kunth) Steud.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wet areas in wastelands
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1200m
  • Flower, Fruit : September-October
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Ballari district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dharwad district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Amravati district, Aurangabad district, Chandrapur district, Kolhapur district, Nashik district, Osmanabad district, Pune district, Sangli district, Satara district
    • Tamil Nadu : Throughout Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India to tropical Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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; Gowda, 2004 – Flora of Sringeri District; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore Districts; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg 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 tenuifolia. Downloaded on 6 June 2020.

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