Ischaemum indicum (Houtt.) Merr. & Metc.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Polytrias indica (Houtt.) Veldkamp
  • Vernacular name : All districts of Kerala
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist grasslands and forest margins
  • Flower, Fruit : September-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Aurangabad district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Chandrapur district, Kolhapur district, Nagpur district, Nashik district, Osmanabad district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
    • Odisha : Common
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • Native : South and Southeast Asia
  • World Distribution : India, Southeast Asia, America, Australia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; 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; 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=Ischaemum indicum. Downloaded on 14 November 2019.

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