Grasses of Kundadri Hills in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India

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Hanchali Udayashankar Abhijit
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3742-2202
Yelugere Linganaik Krishnamurthy
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8513-5929

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Abstract: The present communication provides a checklist of grass flora in Kundadri Hill of central Western Ghats, Karnataka.  During the exploration, a total of 78 species belonging to two sub-families, 12 tribes, and 43 genera of Poaceae have been documented.

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Abhijit, H.U. and Krishnamurthy, Y.L. 2020. Grasses of Kundadri Hills in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 12, 5 (Apr. 2020), 15619–15630. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.5614.12.5.15619-15630.
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Author Biographies

Hanchali Udayashankar Abhijit, Department of PG studies and Research in Applied Botany, Kuvempu University, Jnanasahyadri, Shankaraghatta, Shivamogga, Karnataka 577451, India.

Research Scholar, Dept. of Applied Botany

Yelugere Linganaik Krishnamurthy, Department of PG studies and Research in Applied Botany, Kuvempu University, Jnanasahyadri, Shankaraghatta, Shivamogga, Karnataka 577451, India.

Dr. Y L Krishnamurthy

Professor

Department of PG studies and Research in Applied Botany.

Kuvempu University.

Jnanasahyadri, Shankaraghatta, Shivamogga, Karnataka.

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