Sophora acuminata 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) : Ormosia acuminata Graham ex Wall.; Sophora acuminata Benth. ex Baker
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Sophora benthamii Steenis
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Key identification features : Shrubs, 1.8-3 m high; branchlets thinly grey silky; Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets 9-19, oblong-elliptic, acuminate, chartaceous, glaucous, appressed silky hairy beneath; Flowers bright yellow; Pods moniliform, 1-4 seeded, glabrous, strongly veined.
  • Flower, Fruit : August- December
  • Distribution :
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Subansiri
  • Exotic/Native : Exotic/Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, China, Tibet
  • Literature :
    • P.K . Hajra ., D.M. Verma and G.S. Giri (1996). Materials For The Flora Of Arunachal Pradesh , Vol (1), Pg : 416
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Sophora acuminata. Downloaded on 20 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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