Paspalum longifolium 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) : Paspalum longifolium Roxb.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wet grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Often on hills, and on fallow land
  • Flower, Fruit : June-August
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia and Northern Australia
  • Literature : 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.; Sharma B. D., 1984 – Flora of Karnataka Analysis.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. longifolium. Downloaded on 18 August 2022.


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