Microchloa indica (L.f.) P.Beauv.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Basionym : Nardus indica L.f.
  • Synonym(s) : Rottboellia setacea Roxb.; Microchloa setacea (Roxb.) R.Br.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Microchloa indica (L.f.) P.Beauv.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Dharwad district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district, Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district
    • Maharashtra : Aurangabad district, Beed district, Chandrapur district, Dhule district, Kolhapur district, Nagpur district, Nanded district, Parbhani district, Sangli district, Satara district
    • Odisha : Sambalpur district, Angul district, Dhenkanal district, Cuttack district, Keonjhar district, Kalhandi district, Sundergarh district
  • World Distribution : India, Malaya, East and West Africa, South America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara.
  • 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=Microchloa indica. Downloaded on 14 November 2019.

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