Glyphochloa divergens divergens (Hack.) Clayton (1981:815)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonyms: Rottboellia divergens Hack. in Candolle & Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 292 (1889); Manisuris divergens (Hack.) Kuntze in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 779 (1891); Peltophorus divergens (Hack.) A.Camus in Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 27: 371 (1921)


Conservation Status

Last record: "probably 1832" (Nayar & Sastry, 1987:301)

Rediscovered in 1966 or 1967 (Jain, 1967; fide Nayar & Sastry, 1987:301)





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Gosavi, Kumar Vinod Chhotupuri, Yadav, Shrirang R., Karanth, K. Praveen and Surveswaran, Siddharthan. (2016). Molecular phylogeny of Glyphochloa (Poaceae, Panicoideae), an endemic grass genus from the Western Ghats, India. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 54(2): 162-174.

Jain, S. K. (1967). Notes on Indian grasses—VIII, Manisuris divergens (Hack.) Kuntze, collected after thirteen decades. Bull. Bot. Surv. India 9(1-4): 293-294, figs. 1-17.

Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S. K., Nayar, M. P. and Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.

Nayar, M. P. and Sastry, A. R. K. (compilers). (1987, reprinted 2000). Red Data Book of Indian Plants. Volume 1. Calcutta: Botanical Survey of India. xiii + 367 pp, 16 pls, figs. [pp. 301] 

Rao, C. Kameswara, Geetha, B. L. and Suresh, Geetha. (2003). Red List of Threatened Vascular Plant Species in India: Compiled from the 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. ENVIS Centre on Floral Diversity, Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata. xxiv + 144 pp. [automatic download]


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