Murdannia gigantea

 

Leaves cauline and radical, radical ones 20-40 x 1-3 cm, cauline ones 10-20 x 1-1.5 cm, linear-lanceolate, acuminate at apex, broadly sheathing at base; sheath 3-5 cm long. Inflorescence long-peduncled, racemose panicles. Bracts 0.8-1 cm long, 0.5-0.6 cm wide, broadly ovate. Stamens 3; staminodes 3; filaments bearded. Capsule 0.8-1 cm long, 0.6-0.7 cm wide. Seeds echinate.
Flowering and fruiting: April-June
Deciduous forests
Paleotropics
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi

 
 
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ANSEPT47 Murdannia gigantea : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3).
Identified by ...
Found in grasslands
Chikamagalur-Kemmangudi Road
13th September 2014


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MS Oct, 2018/15 Murdannia sp. for ID : 12 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (4)
Location : Tan-tlang, Mizoram
Date : 05-10-2018
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Wild

try m. blumei ?  

M. divergens ??

Also check comparative images at 

Can it be Murdannia gigantea (Vahl) G.Brückn. as per comparative images at Murdannia ?

Yes, it is Murdannia gigantea: the leaf axillary scape disclosing its identity.  



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