Leptochloa chinensis (L.) Nees

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Basionym : Poa chinensis L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Leptochloa chinensis (L.) Nees
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Scrub jungles
  • Comments / notes : Rare along margins of ponds in wet and harvested rice fields and on plains in discrete clumps by arable lands
  • Flower, Fruit : May-February
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 09/12/2010
  • Collection Nos : FAP 41981
  • Collection Locality : Nallacheruvupalle, Kadapa district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dharwad district, Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Alappuzha district
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Nanded district, Parbhani district
    • Odisha : Khurda district, Puri district, Ganjam district, Mayurbhanj district, Kalhandi district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Cuddalore district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Ramanathapuram district, Thanjavur district, Tiruvallur district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tiruvannamalai district, Vellore district, Villipuram district
  • World Distribution : Southeast Asia, India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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; 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; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District
  • 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=Leptochloa chinensis. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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