Vigna sahyadriana M.M.Aitawade, S.P. Sutar, S.R. Rao, S.K. Malik, S.R.Yadav and K.V.Bhat

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : PAPILIONOIDEAE
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Vigna sahyadriana Aitawade, K.V.Bhat & S.R.Yadav
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : The species is named after the Sahyadri ranges where it occurs. Common in Ghats
  • Key identification features : Major characters are 7 – 12 mature pods per infructescence, 6 – 6.5 cm long with 10 – 15-seeded pods, narrow falcate stipules and arillate seeds.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-November
  • Native : India
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature :
    • Aitawade, M.M., S.P. Sutar, S.R. Rao, S.K. Malik, S.R.Yadav and K.V.Bhat (2012). Section Ceratotropis of subgenus Ceratotropis of Vigna(Leguminosae – Papilionoideae) in India with a new speciesfrom northern Western Ghats. Rheedea 22(1): 20.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Vigna sahyadriana. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

Habitat

India Distribution

World Distribution

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