Clitoria mariana L.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Synonym(s) : Martiusia mariana (L.) Small; Nauchea mariana (L.) J.T.Descourt.; Ternatea mariana (L.) Kuntze; Vexillaria mariana (L.) Eaton
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Clitoria mariana L.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Key identification features : Climbers, generally 2-3 m long; Leaves 3-foliolate, leaflets ovate-elliptic, chartaceous, glabrous; Flowers blue, large, solitary, axillary; Pods slightly compressed, glabrous, septate, 1-3 seeded with long persistent style.
  • Flower, Fruit : September- October
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Subansiri
    • Assam : Assam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Cambodia, China, Delaware, District of Columbia, Bhutan, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mississippi, Myanmar, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Vietnam, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
  • Literature :
    • P.K . Hajra ., D.M. Verma and G.S. Giri (1996). Materials For The Flora Of Arunachal Pradesh , Vol (1), Pg : 380
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Clitoria mariana. Downloaded on 18 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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