Xyris pauciflora Willd.

 
  • Family : XYRIDACEAE
    (YELLOW-EYED GRASS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Xyridaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Xyris pauciflora Willd.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests and marshy areas
  • Comments / notes : Rare in open moist places amidst grasses and in scrub jungles and by post monsoon puddles in marshes.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-February
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy; Raja K. Swamy & B. Sadasivaiah
  • Collection Date : 02-01-2016; 04-12-2010
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-346; FAP 41918
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli, Nigidi forest; Talupula, Anantapur district
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Vishakapatnam district, Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Bengaluru district, Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district, Tumakuru district
    • Maharashtra : Chandrapur district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Throughout Odisha
    • Tamil Nadu : Namakkal district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar, China, Malay Peninsula, Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; 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; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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=Xyris pauciflora. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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