Sophora mollis (Royle) Graham 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
  • Synonym(s) : Edwardsia mollis Royle; Keyserlingia mollis (Royle) Boiss.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Sophora mollis (Royle) Graham ex Baker
  • Common name : Soft Sophora
  • Vernacular name :
    • Peeli sakina (Hindi)
  • Habit : Deciduous shrub
  • Habitat : Rocks in dry valleys, often gregarious on hillsides in Himalayas, at altitudes of 1200 - 2000 m.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-September
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Native : Afghanistan, China, India, Iran, Kirgizstan, Nepal, Pakistan, Tadzhikistan, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Iran to China (Yunnan) and North-West India
  • 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=Sophora mollis. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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