CEPF Western Ghats Special Series : Chasmophytic grasses of Velliangiri Hills in the southern Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu, India

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B. Thomas
A. Rajendran
K.A.A. Kabeer
R. Sivalingam


The present paper highlights the chasmophytic grass diversity of Velliangiri Hills, southern Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu, India. The present observation reveals that perennial grass is the major chasmophytic community in the rock crevices of the hill. A total of 30 species and their correct botanical identity, Habit, Habitat, Phenology and distribution are also given.

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