Panicum paludosum Roxb.

  • Family : POACEAE
    (Grass Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHAS FAMILY (घास फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : POACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Panicum paludosum Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Borati (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Paddy fields, wet places and still waters
  • Comments / notes : Often on hills
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 12/11/2010
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-219
  • Collection Locality : Talupula, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Aurangabad district, Beed district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Kolhapur district, Nanded district, Nagpur district, Osmanabad district, Parbhani district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Puri district, Kalhandi district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, The Nilgiri district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Tirunelveli district, Tiruvallur district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Southeast Asia and tropical Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; 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. paludosum. Downloaded on 17 August 2022.

Botanical Description

Herbarium Specimen(s)


All fields are required

Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Peninsular India by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at