Rhynchosia heynei Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Rhynchosia heynei Wight & Arn.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Sea coasts
  • Key identification features : Herbaceous trailing undershrub; flowers yellow
  • Flower, Fruit : November-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Anantapur district, Kadapa district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
    • N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Rhynchosia heynei. Downloaded on 20 June 2024.

Botanical Description

India Distribution

World Distribution

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