Paspalidium flavidum (Retz.) A.Camus

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Basionym : Panicum flavidum Retz.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Paspalidium flavidum (Retz.) A.Camus
  • Vernacular name : Burad, Shedya (Marathi); Varakapullu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Paddy fields, banks of backwaters and streams
  • Comments / notes : Common throughout in damp and moist places, on plains and on hills.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
  • Native : Indian subcontinent
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • 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; 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=Paspalidium flavidum. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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