Eulalia thwaitesii (Hack.) Kuntze

  • Family : POACEAE
    (Grass Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHAS FAMILY (घास फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : POACEAE
  • Basionym : Pollinia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eulalia thwaitesii (Hack.) Kuntze
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Marshy areas in grasslands
  • Key identification features : Perennial grass, culms 25-50 cm high, tufted. Leaves linear-lanceolate, mostly collected at base. Racemes 2-8 cms long, villous with white or brownish hairs. Pedicelled spikelets, elliptic lanceolate, awned or awnless
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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. thwaitesii. Downloaded on 17 August 2022.


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