Setaria italica (L.) Beauv.

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (Grass Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHAS FAMILY (घास फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : POACEAE
  • Basionym : Panicum italicum L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Setaria italica (L.) P.Beauv.
  • Common name : Indian Millet, Fox-tail Millet
  • Vernacular name : Kanguni (Hindi); Bilikorla hullu (Kannada); Kanghu, Kanghuni (Sanskrit); Kano, Rala (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Mostly cultivated
  • Flower, Fruit : September-February
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Akola district, Amravati district, Aurangabad district, BHN, Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Buldhana district, Buldhana district, Kolhapur district, Nagpur district, Parbhani district, Pune district, Ratnagiri district, Sangli district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
  • World Distribution : Widely cultivated
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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 italica. Downloaded on 18 August 2022.

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