Arthraxon lanceolatus var. villosus (C.E.C.Fisch.) Welzen

  • Family : POACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species : Arthraxon lanceolatus
  • Variety : villosus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Arthraxon villosus C.E.C.Fisch.
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Key identification features : Annual grasses; Culms long, creeping rooting at the nodes; Leaves simple, alternate with villous, hairy leaf sheath; Ligule membranous; Inflorescence unit is a Spikelet which is sessiled, raceme type; Lower glume villous, 7-nerved; Upper glume boat-shaped, 3-nerved; Lemma awned; Stamens-3; Filaments filiform; Anthers versatile; Ovary oblong, superior; Stigma plumose; Fruit is a Caryopsis.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur
  • Floras referred : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis


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