Sphenostylis bracteata (Baker) J.B.Gillett

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Dolichos bracteatus Baker
  • Synonym(s) : Dolichos ghaticus Sant. & Panthaki
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Nesphostylis bracteata (Baker) D.Potter & J.J.Doyle
  • Common name : Indian Nesphostylis
  • Vernacular name :
    • Bhendri, Raan pavata (Marathi)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Key identification features : Perennial climbing herb; Leaves trifoliate; Flowers solitary, large, blue or purple; Fruits pods, linear, compressed, many-seeded.
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Pune district
  • Native : India
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • Endemism : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature :
    • Photographs of M.Sanjappa
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Sphenostylis bracteata. Downloaded on 19 June 2024.

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