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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Pellorneidae.
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The grassland-associated birds include the Bengal florican (Houbaropsis bengalensis), lesser florican (Sypheotides indica), sarus crane (Grus antigone), and large grass warbler (Graminicola bengalensis).
Green Ear Disease or Graminicola Downy Mildew (S. graminicola): Occurs on various grasses but is usually not important in maize.
The genus _Graminicola_, under which he places this bird, appears to be a genus of Dr. Jerdon's own, for it is not in Gray's 'Genera and Subgenera of Birds in the British
India 'as _Graminicola bengalensis_, Jerdon, No. 542, p. 177, vol. ii., is meant for this species.