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  Anthoxanthum borii
 
  Family: POACEAE/GRAMINEAE
  Citation:  Anthoxanthum borii Jain & Pal, Journ. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 72: 92. 1975; Sreek. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Kerala Grasses 349. 1991.
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  Description: Herbs, culms tufted, branched, erect, to 1 m; nodes glabrous. Leaves 10-30 x 0.4-0.8 cm, glabrous or sparsely hairy; ligule to 0.3 cm. Panicles to 15 cm, contracted. Spikelets oblong-lanceolate, to 0.7 cm; pedicels to 0.2 cm, ciliolate. Lower glume ovate-lanceolate, to 0.7 cm; pedicels to 0.2 cm, ciliolate. Lower glume ovate-lanceolate, to 0.5 cm, 1-veined, upper glume ovate-acuminate, to 0.7 cm, 3-veined, keeled; keel scabrid; sterile lemmas to 0.6 cm, membranous, brown-ciliate, 5-veined, awned; awn to 0.6 cm, fertile lemma to 0.3 cm, 5-7- veined, shortly aristate; palea to 0.2 cm.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-December
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Wet areas in grasslands
  Distribution: South India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s):
  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: Anamudi, Umayamala
   
 
   
 
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