Vigna pilosa (Willd.) Baker

 
  • 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 pilosus J.G.Klein ex Willd.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Vigna pilosa (Klein ex Willd.) Baker
  • Vernacular name :
    • Banmung, Munvan (Hindi)
    • Kaduhesaru (Kannada)
    • Mudgaparni (Sanskrit)
    • Kattucherupayar, Kattupayar (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Tropical semi-evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : October-March
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : KRN, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Sundergarh district, Keonjhar district, Dhenkanal district
  • World Distribution : India, Andaman Islands, Nepal, Myanmar, China, Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan, Cambodia, Vietnam
  • 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
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • 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=Vigna pilosa. Downloaded on 20 June 2024.

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India Distribution

World Distribution

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