Isachne globosa (Thunb.) Kuntze

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Isachne dispar var. villosa C.E.C.Fisch.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Isachne globosa (Thunb.) Kuntze
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wetlands, fields and marshes.
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills from 800-1300m.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district, Kolar district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Chandrapur district, Dhule district, Kolhapur district, Nagpur district, Nashik district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
    • Odisha : Kalhandi district, Koraput district, Mayurbhanj district
  • Native : India, Southeast Asia
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, Myanmar, Japan, extending to Southeast Asia to Australia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • 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; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara ;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=Isachne globosa. Downloaded on 22 November 2019.

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