Tephrosia senticosa (L.) Pers.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Cracca senticosa L.
  • Synonym(s) : Tephrosia tinctoria var. intermedia (Wight & Arn.) Baker; Galega senticosa (L.) L.; Tephrosia intermedia Wight & Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Tephrosia senticosa (L.) Pers.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Degraded forests and wastelands
  • Comments / notes : Occasional
  • Key identification features : Branches divaricate, slender, terete. Leaves 3-5 cm long; leaflets 0.5-3.1 cm. oblanceolate. Pods up to 4.5 cm long, linear, flattened, densely silky-pubescent.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Malappuram district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India.
    • 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=Tephrosia senticosa. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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India Distribution

World Distribution

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