Saccharum ravennae (L.) L.

  • Family : POACEAE
    (Grass Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHAS FAMILY (घास फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : POACEAE
  • Basionym : Andropogon ravennae L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Saccharum ravennae (L.) L.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated
  • Key identification features : Gigantic tufted grass, c 6 m tall. Leaves linear, scaberulous on both surfaces, margins scabrid; sheaths hairy. Ligule a narrow, silky band. Panicles 30-90 cms long, erect or inclined, clothed with silky hairs, spikelet pale, linear-lanceolate
  • Flower, Fruit : December
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Pune district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. ravennae. Downloaded on 6 June 2020.


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