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On the Occurrence of Tripogonella minima (Poaceae: Chloridoideae) in India


The occurrence of Tripogonella minima in India is discussed and the erroneous identity of Tripogon purpurascens as Tripogonella minima is rectified here


Exploration, Grass, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Telangana



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