Sesbania javanica Miq.

 
  • 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) : Aeschynomene paludosa Roxb.; Sesbania paludosa (Roxb.) Prain
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Sesbania javanica Miq.
  • Common name : Dhaincha
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kathsola (Oria)
    • Daincha (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Near water courses, also bunds of paddy fields
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Thrissur district, Ernakulam district, Alappuzha district
    • Odisha : Frequent near water cources
  • Native : South and Southeast Asia, Australia
  • World Distribution : India, South and Southeast Asia to Australia, Papua New Guinea
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Sesbania javanica. Downloaded on 19 June 2024.

Herbarium Specimen(s)

India Distribution

World Distribution

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