Tragus mongolorum Ohwi, Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 10: 268 1941. (syn.Tragus roxburghii Panigrahi);
NE. Ethiopia to Kenya, W. Indian Ocean, Mongolia to Tropical Asia: China North-Central, China South-Central, Ethiopia, India, Inner Mongolia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaya, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Qinghai, Réunion, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya as per POWO;
Common name: Indian Rough-Grass • Tamil: Vennai thiratti pul
This species has been widely known under the name Tragus biflorus Schultes, which is illegitimate because it was nomenclaturally superfluous when published. Panigrahi replaced T. biflorus with T.roxburghii, but overlooked Ohwi’s earlier name, T. mongolorum, which was validly published, is legitimate, and is therefore the correct name for the

Grass-7: Tragus – efloraofindia | Google Groups:
I can identify with certainty only few grassess, and this is (Tragus roxburghii) one among them!

Tragus roxburghii Panigrahi, Kew Bull. 29 (3): 496. 1974.
Protologue from Kew Bulletin attached.


Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week: Poaceae-02042013RMP 5 grass : Attachments (1). 5 posts by 3 authors.
Tragus biflorus (Roxb.) Schult.
Plz validate

Yes it is Tragus biflorus

Thanks, … Should we take it as Tragus roxburghii Panigrahi in Kew Bull. 29:495. 1974 per Flowers of India & Flora of Pakistan ?


Grass for Id 250909Jm1 – indiantreepix | Google Groups: 3 images.
On 13/9/09 in a rocky area in Keesaragutta in Rangareddy distt. of A.P.

it is Tragus roxburghii


Grass for Id 250909Jm1: 3 images.
On 13/9/09 in Keesaragutta in Rangareddy distt. of A.P.;




POWO  The Plant List  Flora of China  Flora of Pakistan (Tragus roxburghii Panigrahi) Flowers of India  India Biodiversity Portal  (Tragus biflorus Schult.)  Flowers of India

Plant Wealth of the Lower Ganga Delta: An Eco-taxonomical Approach, Volume 2 By Kumudranjan Naskar (description)  (Tragus biflorus (Roxb.) Schult.)

Flora of Ranga Reddi District: Andhra Pradesh, India By Thammineni Pullaiah, M. Silar Mohammed (Description- Tragus roxburghii Panigrahi

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