Panicum psilopodium Trin.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Panicum sumatrense Roth
  • Common name : Millet rampant
  • Vernacular name : Kuree (Sanskrit); Saga (Marathi); Kodaikanai, Piva pullu, Pattu pullu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Marshy areas
  • Comments / notes : Common, Often on hills and plains, partly submerged.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-October
  • Collector(s) Name : S.R. Ramesh, B.R. Ramesh
  • Collection Date : 13/09/1979
  • Collection Nos : KFP 9202
  • Collection Locality : Kudligi-Mariyammanahalli, Bellari district (KA)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Davanagare district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district, Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district, Ballari district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Khurda district, Ganjam district, Kalhandi district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Malaysia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; 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.; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere 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=Panicum psilopodium. Downloaded on 14 November 2019.

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