Glyphochloa forficulata (C.E.C.Fisch.) Clayton

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Basionym : Manisuris forficulata C.E.C.Fisch.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Glyphochloa forficulata (C.E.C.Fisch.) Clayton
  • Vernacular name : Marel (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Rocky grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on grassy hill slopes in Western Ghats.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Collection Nos : HFP 896
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Kolhapur district, Nashik district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh. 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; 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=Glyphochloa forficulata. Downloaded on 14 November 2019.

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