Leptochloa panicea (Retz.) Ohwi

  • 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) : Leptochloa panicea (Retz.) Ohwi
  • Common name : Mucronate Sprangletop
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Often on plains by arable lands.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Amravati district, Aurangabad district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Nagpur district
    • Odisha : Throughout Odisha
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Madurai district, Pudukkottai district, Thanjavur district, Tiruvallur district
  • World Distribution : Sudan to Transvaal and Natal (now are part of South Africa); West Africa, India, Pakistan, Tropical Asia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; 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.
  • 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 panicea. Downloaded on 17 August 2022.


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