Paspalidium punctatum (Burm.f.) A.Camus

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Basionym : Panicum punctatum Burm.f.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Paspalidium punctatum (Burm.f.) A.Camus
  • Vernacular name : Petnar (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wetlands
  • Comments / notes : Often on plains
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 19/10/2010
  • Collection Nos : FAP 40473
  • Collection Locality : Dorigallu, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district
    • Kerala : Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Alappuzha district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Jalgaon district, Kolhapur district, Pune district,
  • Native : East Africa, Tropical Asia
  • World Distribution : North Africa, Himalayas, India, Tropical Asia
  • 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=Paspalidium punctatum. Downloaded on 22 November 2019.

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