Pennisetum orientale Rich.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pennisetum orientale Rich.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated as fodder grass, often found running wild
  • Flower, Fruit : March-December
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district
    • Kerala : Thrissur district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Aurangabad district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district
  • World Distribution : Central Asia and North Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; 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=Pennisetum orientale. Downloaded on 14 November 2019.

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