Panicum repens L.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Panicum repens L.
  • Common name : Couch Panicu, Creeping Panic, Torpedo Grass, Victoria Grass
  • Vernacular name : Sonthi gaddi (Telugu); Moonja pullu (Tamil)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wetlands, marshy areas of grasslands and wastelands
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Kolhapur district, Nanded district, Parbhani district, Pune district, Ratnagiri district, Sangli district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Kalhandi district, Ganjam district, Cuttack district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : Tropics and sub-tropics
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam 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; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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 repens. Downloaded on 14 November 2019.

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