Melanocenchris jacquemontii Jaubert & Spach

 
  • 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) : Melanocenchris jacquemontii Jaub. & Spach
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Common throughout in open grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 24-06-2010
  • Collection Nos : FAP 39546
  • Collection Locality : Kalasamudram forest, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : All districts of Andhra Pradesh
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Kolar district, Bengaluru district, Chikkamagaluru district, Chitradurga district, Dharwad district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Raichur district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Common
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; 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; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 – Mysore; Herbarium specimen from Kalasamudra forest, Anantapur district (AP)
  • 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=Melanocenchris jacquemontii. Downloaded on 20 October 2020.

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