Polypogon nilgiricus Kabeer & V.J.Nair

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Polypogon nilgiricus Kabeer & V.J.Nair
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Along banks of streams and water logged marshy areas
  • Comments / notes : Rare
  • Key identification features : Awn of lower glume is green
  • Flower, Fruit : March-April
  • Distribution :
    • Tamil Nadu : Manjakambai, The Nilgiri district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : K.A.A. Kabeer & V.J.Nair (2007). Polypogon nilgiricus-a new species of Poaceae from India. Nordic Journal Botany. 25(1-2): 9-11.
  • 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=Polypogon nilgiricus. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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