Rhynchosia himalensis Benth. ex Baker

 
  • 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 himalensis Benth. ex Baker
  • Common name : Himalayan Snoutbean
  • Vernacular name :
    • Ban Bhata (Nepali)
    • Zawngbete (Mizo)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Forest understories, river valleys, mountains, fields; 1200-3300 m. altitude
  • Key identification features : Stem trailing
  • Flower, Fruit : August
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Native : China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Pakistan to South Central China and North Myanmar
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 110
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Rhynchosia himalensis. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

India Distribution

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