Isachne miliacea Roth

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Isachne globosa (Thunb.) Kuntze
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Marshy fields, wetlands, along the streams and in paddy fields
  • Comments / notes : Rare on hills to about 1300m. This is an endangered grass from Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnataka, India.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district (East Godavari district), West Godavari (East Godavari district)
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Kolhapur district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, Southeast Asia to China, Malaysia
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature : Pullaiah, T., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 3.; 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 miliacea. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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