Sporobolus maderaspatanus Bor

  • Family : POACEAE
    (Grass Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHAS FAMILY (घास फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : POACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sporobolus maderaspatanus Bor
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on plains , common in wastelands or on the floor of scrub jungles.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Krishna district
    • Telangana : Mehboobnagar district
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Thane district, Dhule district
  • World Distribution : West Indies, Sri Lanka, India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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; Pullaiah, T., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 3
  • 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 maderaspatanus. Downloaded on 17 August 2022.

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