Arthraxon lanceolatus (Roxb.) Hochst.

  • Family : POACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species : Arthraxon lanceolatus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Arthraxon lanceolatus (Roxb.) Hochst.
  • Collection Nos : KFP 4524
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Key identification features : Annual grasses. Culms are erect, glabrous-hairy, rooting at the nodes. Leaves are simple, alternate with round leaf sheath. Inflorescence unit is a Spikelet which is long, hairy, lower glume spinulose, upper glume boat shaped, lemma awned. Filaments are filiform. Anthers versatile; Ovary superior; Stigma plumose. Fruit is a Caryopsis.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : India, Nepal, China ,Arabia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka

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