Rhynchosia tomentosa (Roxb.) Baill.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Cyanospermum albiflorum (Sims) Wight & Arn.; Cyanospermum tomentosum (Roxb.) Wight & Arn.; Cylista albiflora Sims; Cylista tomentosa Roxb.; Cylista villosa W.T.Aiton; Dolichos hirtus Andrews; Rhynchosia albiflora (Sims) Alston; Rhynchosia cyanosperma Benth. ex Baker
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Rhynchosia hirta (Andrews) Meikle & Verdc.
  • Common name : Hairy Snoutbean
  • Vernacular name :
    • Neelapayar (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous and semi-evergreen forest
  • Flower, Fruit : December-February
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Native : Angola, Benin, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Ethiopia, Gabon, India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Tropical and South Africa, India, Sri Lanka, Jamaica
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 111
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Rhynchosia tomentosa. Downloaded on 24 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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