Uraria crinita (L.) Desv. ex DC.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Synonym(s) : Doodia crinita (L.) Roxb.; Hedysarum comosum Vahl; Hedysarum crinitum L.; Hedysarum lanseum Noronha; Onobrychis comosa Spreng.; Onobrychis crinita (L.) Spreng.; Uraria comosa DC.; Uraria macrostachya Wall.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Uraria crinita (L.) Desv. ex DC.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Key identification features : Shrubs up to 4 m high; stems woody; Leaves 3-7 pairs; petioles and inflorescence deep brown pubescent, straight, mixed with minute booked hairs; Flowers pretty larae, rose coloured; Pods 3-6 jointed; joints orbicular,glossy, black, minutely hairy.
  • Flower, Fruit : July- August
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Changlang, Lohit, Subansiri
    • Assam : Assam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Caroline Island, China, Bhutan, Hainan, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
  • 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=Uraria crinita. Downloaded on 24 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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