Smithia gracilis Benth.

 
  • 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) : Smithia gracilis Benth.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Key identification features : Diffuse slender perennial herb; flowers yellow
  • Flower, Fruit : December-March
  • Collection Nos : CJS 18337
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984
    • Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • 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=Smithia gracilis. Downloaded on 24 June 2024.

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India Distribution

World Distribution

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