Sehima nervosum (Willd.) Stapf

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Basionym : Andropogon nervosus Rottler
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sehima nervosum (Rottler) Stapf
  • Vernacular name : Paunat, Pavanya, Pavna, Sheda (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands on hill slopes
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy & K. Sankara Rao; Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 19-11-2014; 17-10-2009
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-248; FAP 37668
  • Collection Locality : Palamaneru, Chittoor district (AP); K.K. Kottala, Kadapa district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Kadapa district
    • Karnataka : Dharwad district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Akola district, Amravati district, Aurangabad district, Buldhana district, Chandrapur district, Dhule district, Kolhapur district, Nagpur district, Nashik district, Osmanabad district, PNB, Pune district, Raigad district, Sangli district, Satara district, Yavatmal district
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, Arabia extending to India, Pakistan and China; southwards to Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; 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; 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=Sehima nervosum. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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