Derris polystachya 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 polystachya (Benth.) Taub.; Derris polystachya Benth.; Pterocarpus polystachyus (Benth.) Kuntze
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Aganope polystachya (Benth.) Thoth. & D.N.Das
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Key identification features : Climbers; Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets 7 -9, ovate to ovate-cordate, acuminate, lateral nerves ridged on back; Flowers pedicellate, in terminal and axillary, much branched panicles; rachis finely silky; bracts ovate; calyx cup finely silky; Pods thin, flat, ligulate, oblong, reticulately veined, sutures winged; 1-2 seeded.
  • Flower, Fruit : July- March
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Assam : Assam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bhutan
  • Literature :
    • P.K . Hajra ., D.M. Verma and G.S. Giri (1996). Materials For The Flora Of Arunachal Pradesh , Vol (1), Pg : 390
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Derris polystachya. Downloaded on 18 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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