Derris cuneifolia Benth.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Synonym(s) : Deguelia cuneifolia (Benth.) Taub.; Deguelia discolor (Benth.) Taub.; Deguelia hanceana Taub.; Derris discolor Benth.; Derris glauca Merr. & Chun; Derris hancei Hemsl.; Derris oblonga Hance; Derris truncata Craib; Galedupa marginata Roxb.; Paraderris cuneifolia (Benth.) R.Geesink; Paraderris glauca (Merr. & Chun) T.C.Chen & Pedley; Paraderris hancei (Hemsl.) T.C.Chen & Pedley; Pongamia cuneifolia Graham; Pongamia marginata (Roxb.) Steud.; Pongamia monadelpha Graham; Pongamia obovata Graham; Pterocarpus cuneifolius (Benth.) Kuntze; Pterocarpus discolor (Benth.) Kuntze; Pterocarpus hanceanus Kuntze
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Derris cuneifolia Benth.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Key identification features : Large climbers; branches glabrescent; Leaflets 5-9, obovate-oblong or elliptic-oblong, acuminate, coriaceous; Flowers red or purple in axillary racemes; Pods obliquely elliptic-obovate or oblong, turgid, 1-3 seeded.
  • Flower, Fruit : April- December
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Subansiri
    • Assam : Assam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Bhutan, Hainan, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Sulawesi, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • P.K . Hajra ., D.M. Verma and G.S. Giri (1996). Materials For The Flora Of Arunachal Pradesh , Vol (1), Pg : 389
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Derris cuneifolia. Downloaded on 14 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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