Ophiuros exaltatus (L.) Kuntze

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Basionym : Aegilops exaltata L.
  • Synonym(s) : Rottboellia exaltata L.f.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ophiuros exaltatus (L.) Kuntze
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : On plains in discrete clumps or as pure formations.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Collector(s) Name : S.R. Ramesh & B.R. Ramesh
  • Collection Date : 16/11/1979
  • Collection Nos : KFP 10487
  • Collection Locality : Sandur Hills, Bellari district (KA)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Chitradurga district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
  • World Distribution : India, China and Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state – Monocotyledons; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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=Ophiuros exaltatus. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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