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  Apocopis courtallumensis
 
  Family: POACEAE/GRAMINEAE
  Citation:  Apocopis courtallumensis (Steud.) Henrard, Blumea 4: 524. 1941; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 459. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 445. 1985; Sur, Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 11: 393. 1987; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 563. 1990; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 946. 2009. Andropogon courtallumensis Steud., Syn. Pl. Glum. 1: 377. 1854. Apocopis wightii Nees ex Thw. Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 365. 1864; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 7: 142. 1896; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1725(1196). 1934.
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  Description: Culms tufted, geniculate, to 25 cm; nodes glabrous. Leaf-blades flat, 1-3.5 x 0.2-0.35 cm, densely tubercled-ciliate on both surfaces and margins; ligule membranous, to 0.2 cm. Racemes paired, to 2.5 cm; peduncle well exserted; joints to 0.2 cm, flattened, margins brown ciliate. Spikelets to 0.5 cm. Lower glume oblong-truncate, to 0.45 cm, glabrous, 7-veined; median vein, and occasionally two lateral veins, projecting into hyaline upper margin; upper margin lacerate and ciliolate; upper glume lanceolate-oblong, to 0.5 cm, sparsely ciliate; lower lemma to 0.47 cm, scarious, paleate; upper lemma to 0.45 cm, awn to 2 cm.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-December
  District(s): Kasaragode, Kollam, Palakkad, Wayanad
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  Habitat: Grasslands
  Distribution: India, Myanmar and Sri Lanka
  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
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  Localities: Nileswar, Thiruvizhamkunnu, Punalur, Chalakkayam
   
 
   
 
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