Rottboellia cochinchinensis (Lour.) Clayton

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Basionym : Stegosia cochinchinensis Lour.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Rottboellia cochinchinensis (Lour.) Clayton
  • Common name : Itchgrass
  • Vernacular name : Bura, Birsali (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, grasslands and wastelands
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy & Arun Singh
  • Collection Date : 13/09/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-213
  • Collection Locality : Javadu Hills, Tiruvannamalai district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Akola district, Amravati district, Aurangabad district, Beed district, Buldhana district, Kolhapur district, Nagpur district, Osmanabad district, Parbhani district, Pune district, Sangli district, Satara district, Thane district, Yavatmal district
  • World Distribution : Paleotropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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=Rottboellia cochinchinensis. Downloaded on 14 November 2019.

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