Setaria pumila (Poir.) Roem. & Schult.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Basionym : Panicum pumilum Poir.
  • Synonym(s) : Setaria pallide-fusca (Schumach.) Stapf & C.E.Hubb.; Panicum pallidifuscum Schumach.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Setaria pumila (Poir.) Roem. & Schult.
  • Common name : Yellow Fx-tail Grass, Yellow bristlegrass
  • Vernacular name : Bindi, Kolara, Kolu, Kolwa (Marathi); Nakkatoka gaddi (Telugu); Kambilippullu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Degraded moist deciduous forests, grasslands and wasteland
  • Comments / notes : Common in all grasslands and cultivated fields.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-November
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 05-11-2014; 02-01-2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-0190; HJCB-E-336
  • Collection Locality : Aluru kona, Anantapur district (AP); Mabbuchintalapalle, Kadapa district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
  • World Distribution : India, Pakistan, tropical and warm temperate regions of the old world; introduced to North America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madr
  • 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 pumila. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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