Pseudanthistiria heteroclita (Roxb.) Hook.f.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Basionym : Anthistiria heteroclita Roxb.
  • Synonym(s) : Pseudanthistiria intermedia Birari & D'Cruz
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pseudanthistiria heteroclita (Roxb.) Hook.f.
  • Vernacular name : Pokalya, Phulada (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Comments / notes : A good fodder grass.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collection Nos : KFP 3705
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Thrissur district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Bhandara district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Kolhapur district, Nashik district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district, Amravati district, Aurangabad district, Buldhana district
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; 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=Pseudanthistiria heteroclita. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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