Lespedeza elliptica Benth. ex Maxim.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Synonym(s) : Lespedeza bicolor subsp. elliptica (Benth. ex Maxim.) P.S.Hsu, X.Y.Li & D.X.Gu; Lespedeza elliptica Benth. ex Maxim.; Lespedeza formosa subsp. elliptica (Benth. ex Maxim.) S.Akiyama & H.Ohba
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Lespedeza thunbergii subsp. elliptica (Benth. ex Maxim.) H.Ohashi
  • Habit : Undershrubs
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Key identification features : Undershrubs up to 4 m high; Leaflets broadly elliptic, grey or finely downy below; Flowers in robust paniculate racemes; Pods oblong-elliptic, appressed brown pubescent.
  • Flower, Fruit : August- October
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng, Lohit
    • Assam : Assam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, China, Bhutan
  • Literature :
    • P.K . Hajra ., D.M. Verma and G.S. Giri (1996). Materials For The Flora Of Arunachal Pradesh , Vol (1), Pg : 405
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Lespedeza elliptica. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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