Uraria lagopodioides (L.) Desv. ex DC.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Hedysarum lagopodioides L.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Uraria lagopodoides (L.) DC.
  • Common name : Tick trefoil
  • Vernacular name :
    • Pithavan (Hindi)
    • Kola panna (Telugu)
    • Krishnaparni, Chintamani, Ghursae (Oria)
    • Orila, Cheriya-orila (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Tropical moist deciduous forests, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in forests and wastelands
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Gajapati district, Mayurbhanj district, Dhenkanal district
    • Tamil Nadu : Madurai district, The Nilgiri district
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia to Australia and Pacific Islands
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 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=Uraria lagopodoides. Downloaded on 14 June 2024.

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