Spodiopogon rhizophorus (Steud.) Pilger

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Basionym : Andropogon rhozophorus Steud.
  • Synonym(s) : Spodiopogon albidus Benth.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Spodiopogon rhizophorus (Steud.) Pilg.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen forests often along road cuttings
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Amravati district, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Buldhana district, Dhule district, Kolhapur district, Nanded district, Nashik district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Solapur district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
  • Endemism : South West India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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.
  • 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=Spodiopogon rhizophorus. Downloaded on 22 November 2019.

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