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  Dendrocalamus stocksii
 
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  Family: POACEAE/GRAMINEAE
  Citation:  Dendrocalamus stocksii (Munro) M.Kumar, Remesh & Unnikr., Sida 21: 95. 2004. Oxytenanthera stocksii Munro, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 26: 130. 1868; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 7: 403. 1896. Pseudoxytenanthera stocksii (Munro) Naithani, Journ. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 87:440.1990; Seethalakshmi & Muktesh, Bamboos India 227. 1998; Sasidh. & Anto in Manoharan et al., Silent Valley-Whispers Reason 142. 1999.
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  Description: Shrubs; stems glabrous or softly pubescent, slender, grey-green, solid; nodes with a softly pubescent ring. Leaves 10-20 x 1.2-2 cm, shortly petioled, tip setaceous, base rounded or cuneate, beneath glabrous or hairy, midrib narrow; nerves 5-6; sheath striate; ligule rather long, toothed. Spikelets 1 cm long, in globose heads spinescent, glabrous, fertile and sterile; empty glumes 2, ovate, mucronate, 5-7 nerved; flower glumes 2 ovate, subacute, dorsally mucronate. Anthers short, acute. Ovary ovoid, hairy; style long, slender; stigma 1, simple, plumose. Grain elongate, beaked, smooth.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting:
  District(s): Palakkad, Kasaragode, Thrissur
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  Habitat: Banks of rivers
  Distribution: South India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: South India
  IUCN status:
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  Localities: Valiyaparathode, Pachalithode near Parathode
   
 
   
 
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