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  Bothriochloa bladhii
 
  Family: POACEAE/GRAMINEAE
  Citation:  Bothriochloa bladhii (Retz.) T.S. Blake, Proc. Roy. Soc. Queens. 80: 62. 1969; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 461. 1984; Sreek. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Kerala Grasses 49. 1991. Andropogon bladhii Retz., Obs. Bot. 2: 27. 1781. Bothriochloa glabra (Roxb.) A. Camus, Ann. Soc. Linn. Lyon 76: 164. 1931. Andropogon glaber Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 271. 1820. Bothriochloa intermedia (R.Br.) A. Camus, Ann. Soc. Linn. Lyon 76: 164. 1931. Andropogon intermedius R.Br., Prodr. 202. 1810; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 7: 175. 1896. Amphilophis glabra (Roxb.) Stapf in Prain, Fl. Trop. Africa 9:172. 1917; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1732(1200). 1934. Dichanthium bladhii (Retz.) Clayton, Kew Bull. 32: 3. 1977. Dichanthium glabrum (Roxb.) Jain & Deshpande, Bull. Bot. Surv. India 20: 134. 1978 (1979).
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  Description: Tufted perennial; culms 50-150 cm high, erect from a shortly rhizomatous base, often robust. Leaf-blades 10-55 cm long, 2-12 mm wide. Inflorescence with a central axis 4-20 cm long, the racemes numerous and borne loosely or densely in irregular whorls upon simple or branched peduncles; racemes 2-5 cm long (the lowest shorter than the central axis), pubescent. Sessile spikelet narrowly elliptic, 3-4 mm long; lower glume chartaceous, ± hairy below the middle, usually not glossy, with or without a pit; awn 10-25 mm long. Pedicelled spikelet glabrous, with 0-3 pits.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-December
  District(s): Kozhikkode, Kollam
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  Habitat: Banks of rivers and streams
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia, China and Tropical Africa
  Aquatic: Yes
  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: Pavagada, Mammood
   
 
   
 
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