Crotalaria capitata Benth. ex Baker

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Synonym(s) : Crotalaria capitata Benth. ex Baker; Crotalaria villicalyx C.Chen & J.Q.Li ex P.C.Li
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Crotalaria khasiana Balansa ex Thoth. & A.A.Ansari
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Key identification features : Scandent, bispid herbs; Leaves simple, oblanceolate, subcoriaceous, silky beneath; Flowers pink or violet blue; calyx densely brown silky hairy; Pods oblong, sessile, glabrous, included.
  • Flower, Fruit : September- January
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng, Lohit
    • Assam : Assam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar
  • Literature :
    • P.K . Hajra ., D.M. Verma and G.S. Giri (1996). Materials For The Flora Of Arunachal Pradesh , Vol (1), Pg : 382
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Crotalaria capitata. Downloaded on 13 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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