Eragrostis viscosa (Retz.) Trin.

 
  • 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) : Eragrostis viscosa (Retz.) Trin.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wastelands
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on plains, more on sandy ground
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Common
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Ernakulam district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Buldhana district, Dhule district, JGN, Kolhapur district, Nashik district, Pune district, Sangli district, Satara district, Thane district, Yavatmal district
    • Odisha : Common
    • Tamil Nadu : Common
  • Native : Paleotropics
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari 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 viscosa. Downloaded on 8 August 2022.

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