Imperata cylindrica var. major (Nees) C.E.C.E.Hubb.

 
  • 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) : Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch.
  • Vernacular name : Sanna dabbe hullu (Kannada)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Spikelets 4-5 mm long. Panicle often becoming loose. Leaves flat and spreading. Nodes hairy
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1824, CJS 13558
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Kadapa district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Davanagare district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Raichur district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Odisha : Common
  • World Distribution : Warm and temperate parts of Asia, extending to Australia and East and South Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; N.P.Singh, 1988-Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4.
  • 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=Imperata cylindrica var. major. Downloaded on 8 August 2022.

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