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  Aristida adscensionis
 
  Family: POACEAE/GRAMINEAE
  Citation:  Aristida adscensionis L., Sp. Pl. 82. 1753; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 7: 224. 1896; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 459. 1984; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 564. 1990; Sreek. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Kerala Grasses 326. 1991; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 525. 1994; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 337. 1999. Aristida depressa Retz., Obs. Bot. 4: 22. 1786; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1809(1252). 1934.
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  Description: Perennials. Leaves to 10 x 0.2 cm, linear, ciliate; ligule ciliate. Panicles terminal, branches slender, to 20 cm, contracted; spikelets linear-lanceolate, 1-flowered, purplish; callus bearded; glumes persistent, lower glume 5 mm, acute, upper glume 8 mm, acuminate, lemma lanceolate, 8 mm, 3 awned at apex, awns to 2 cm, palea 1 mm hyaline.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-August
  District(s): Kollam, Idukki, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram
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  Habitat: Deciduous forests
  Distribution: Pantropics
  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: Chinnar, Athiyodai, Walayar, Kariavattom
   
 
   
 
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