Arthraxon lanceolatus var. lanceolatus

  • Family : POACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Poaceae
  • Species : Arthraxon lanceolatus
  • Variety : lanceolatus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Arthraxon lanceolatus (Roxb.) Hochst.
  • 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
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. lanceolatus var. lanceolatus. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.


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