Sporobolus virginicus (L.) Kunth

 
  • Family : POACEAE
    (GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Basionym : Agrostis virginica L.
  • Synonym(s) : Sporobolus humilis subsp. minor Veldkamp
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sporobolus virginicus (L.) Kunth
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands and mangrove forests
  • Flower, Fruit : December-December
  • Collection Nos : CS 19114
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kolar district, Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Ratnagiri district, Sindhudurg district
  • World Distribution : Tropics and subtropics throughout the World
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; 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=Sporobolus virginicus. Downloaded on 14 November 2019.

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