Setaria palmifolia (J.Koenig) Stapf

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Basionym : Panicum palmaefolium J.Koenig (spl. vari.)
  • Synonym(s) : Panicum plicatum Willd.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Setaria palmifolia (J.Koenig) Stapf
  • Common name : Palmgrass
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Forest fringes and banks of streams
  • Comments / notes : Often on hills in clumps.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-November
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : Paleotropics
  • World Distribution : Introduced in America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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=Setaria palmifolia. Downloaded on 22 November 2019.

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