Indian Muraingrasses

IndianMuraingrassesAbout the Plant (Ischaemum Janarthanamii): It is a species of Muraingrass which is known for its ecological and economic importance such as fodder.

Named after: It was named in honor of Prof. M. K. Janarthanam, Professor of Botany, Goa University.

Vegetation: The species grows on low altitude lateritic plateaus in the outskirts of Bhagwan Mahavir National Park, Goa.

Significance: The species has adapted to survive harsh conditions and blossoms every monsoon.

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