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  Agrostis peninsularis
 
  Family: POACEAE/GRAMINEAE
  Citation:  Agrostis peninsularis Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 7: 255. 1896; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1810(1253). 1934; Sreek. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Kerala Grasses 323. 1991; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 40. 1996; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 82. 1998.
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  Description: Culms tufted, erect, to 60 cm; nodes glabrous. Leaf-blades 6-18 x 0.3-0.6 cm, smooth; ligule truncate, to 0.4 cm. Panicles to 20 cm, lax, open. Spikelets oblong-elliptic, to 0.3 cm; callus glabrous. Glumes ovate-oblong, 0.25-0.3 cm; lemma truncate, with 2 aristae and basally exerted awn; awn to 0.5 cm with a definite column; palea to 0.22 cm.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-January
  District(s): Idukki
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  Habitat: Grasslands
  Distribution: India and Afghanistan
  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:
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  Localities: Umayamala
   
 
   
 
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