Taxonomical studies of family Poaceae and their distribution in central Jabalpur, MP
Suresh Prasad Saket
The grass family (Poaceae) is usually well known taxonomically. The research work is based on identification, nomenclature, classification with their taxonomy hierarchy. These are characterized and classified according to variety of morphological characters, particular those of inflorescence and spikelets. The extensive and intensive trips are conducted throughout of the study area in 2015 to 2016. In present study, a total 26 grass species are documented with their registration number. An artificial key is provide for these genera and species whenever there are two or more taxa. Hence, there are two species reported first time for the flora of Jabalpur viz., Avena fatua L. and Chloris barbata L. For each taxa the correct name, vernacular name, detailed taxonomic characters, flowering & fruiting time and habitats are mentioned.