Garnotia tenella (Arn. ex Miq.) Jan.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Garnotia tenuis Santos
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Garnotia tenella (Arn. ex Miq.) Janowski
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wet rocky areas in grasslands, open places in forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills above 900m in discrete clumps.
  • Flower, Fruit : May-December
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Dhule district, Kolhapur district, Nashik district, Pune district, Raigad district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Solapur district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Mayurbhanj district, Dhenkanal district, Keonjhar district, Bolangir district, Bargarh district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district
    • Chattisgarh : Bastar district
  • World Distribution : Nepal, Southeast Asia, India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; 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; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Henry, Chithra & Balakrishnan (1989). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 3
  • 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=Garnotia tenella. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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