Trachys narasimhanii Ravich.

  • Family : POACEAE
    (Grass Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHAS FAMILY (घास फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : POACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in Plant list
  • Habit : Annual Herb
  • Habitat : Sandy coasts
  • Comments / notes : Often observed along with mixed populations of Digitaria bicornis and Trachys muricata.
  • Key identification features : Thin, long divaricate spicate racemes and loosely arranged two clusters of spikelets, each cluster with 2–7 sterile spikelets which are non muricate.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-February
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Along the Coasts of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : NE
  • Literature : Ravichandran. P (2013). A new species of Trachys (Poaceae) from East Coast of Tamil Nadu, India. Rheedea Vol. 23(1) 22-25.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. narasimhanii. Downloaded on 6 June 2020.


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