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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: incertae sedis
Genus: Chandrasekharania
V.J.Nair, V.S.Ramach. & Sreek.
Binomial name
Chandrasekharania keralensis
V.J.Nair, V.S.Ramach. & Sreek.

Chandrasekharania is a genus of Indian plants in the grass family.[1][2]

The only known species is Chandrasekharania keralensis, native to the State of Kerala in southern India.[3][4][5]

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  1. ^ Nair, V. J., Ramachandran, V. S., & Sreekumar, P. V. 1982. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences 91(2): 79-80
  2. ^ Tropicos Chandrasekharania keralensis V.J. Nair, V.S. Ramach. & Sreek
  3. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  4. ^ Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  5. ^ Grassnews Chandrasekharania keralensis

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