Pseudechinolaena polystachya (Kunth) Stapf

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Basionym : Echinolaena polystachya Kunth
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pseudechinolaena polystachya (Humb., Bonpl. & Kunth) Stapf
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Along margins of forests
  • Comments / notes : Common in Western Ghats above 1200m, on shola floor, in moist and shady places in forest clearings
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Collection Nos : HFP 570, CJS 15465
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • World Distribution : Old & New World
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; 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. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Pseudechinolaena polystachya. Downloaded on 20 November 2019.

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