Vol. 5, Issue 1 (2020)
A taxonomic study of grasses in Rampur district of Rohilkhand region (U.P.)
Author(s): Anupam Pratap Singh, Rajkumar, Beena Kumari
Abstract: Grasses are the members of Poaceae family which have great diversity and abundance. A total of 37 grass species of 30 genera under 06 subfamilies and 10 tribes. Panicoideae exhibits maximum representation with 20 species followed by, Chloridoideae (7 species), Pooideae (6 species), Bambusoideae (2 species), Ehrhartoideae and Arundinoideae (1 species) respectively. Eragrostis and Saccharum showed dominance with 3 species followed by Bambusa, Setaria and Sorghum with 2 species. Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers., Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd. Desmostachya bipinnata (L.) Stapf, Dichanthium annulatum (Forssk.) Stapf, Phalaris minor Retz. And Triticum aestivum L. are found in all tehsils of Rampur district.