Tripogon roxburghianum (Schult.) Bhide

  • 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) : Oropetium roxburghianum (Schult.) S.M.Phillips
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Gregarious on very shallow soil overlying laterite aroundmargin of ‘dew ponds’
  • Key identification features : A small, perennial grass with fibrous roots, forming close turf. Leaves narrow, linear-lanceolate; leaves covered with a mass of matted white hairs. Spikes terminal.
  • Flower, Fruit : July
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Kalhandi district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. roxburghianus. Downloaded on 8 August 2022.


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