Saccharum bengalense Retz.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Saccharum munja Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Saccharum bengalense Retz.
  • Common name : Elephant grass
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : In open places
  • Key identification features : A tall grass with white-silky inflorescence
  • Flower, Fruit : October-January
  • Collector(s) Name : H.O Saxena & M. Brahmam
  • Collection Date : 28-10-1975
  • Collection Nos : 1972
  • Collection Locality : Ganjam, Ganjam District
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
  • World Distribution : North and North west India, Pakistan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4
  • 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=Saccharum bengalense. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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