Saccharum narenga (Nees ex Steud.) Hack.

  • Family : POACEAE
    (Grass Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHAS FAMILY (घास फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : POACEAE
  • Basionym : Eriochrysis narenga Nees ex Steud.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Saccharum narenga (Nees ex Steud.) Hack.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Very large stout grass with stout, horizontal rootstock. Culms pubescent below the panicle, otherwise smooth and glabrous; nodes densely bearded; whole plant often reddish. Leaves flat or folded
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Collector(s) Name : H.O Saxena & M. Brahmam
  • Collection Date : 15-11-1980
  • Collection Nos : 4185
  • Collection Locality : Near upper Barakamada, Similipahar, Mayurbhanj District
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Kalhandi district
  • World Distribution : Tropical central Himalaya, India; Widely distributed in the tropical parts of S.E Asia
  • 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. narenga. Downloaded on 11 July 2020.

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