Oplismenus burmannii (Retz.) P.Beauv.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (Grass Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHAS FAMILY (घास फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : POACEAE
  • Basionym : Panicum burmannii Retz.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Oplismenus burmannii (Retz.) P.Beauv.
  • Vernacular name : Kudak, Yeewa (Marathi); Kodijuttugaddi (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous and semi-Evergreen forests, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Common, on hills above 800m, floor of forests and hill slopes
  • Flower, Fruit : July-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Kurnool district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Dharwad district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Kolar district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Puri district, Kalhandi district, Ganjam district
  • World Distribution : Tropical regions of Old and New Worlds
  • 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; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam 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; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan dist.; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg district; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi district; 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=Oplismenus burmannii. Downloaded on 7 June 2020.

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