Caesalpinia tortuosa Roxb.

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : IMLI FAMILY (ईमली फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Synonym(s) : Caesalpinia acanthobotrya Miq.; Caesalpinia cinclidocarpus Miq.; Caesalpinia parvifolia Steud.; Caesalpinia tortuosa Roxb.; Cinclidocarpus nitidus Zoll. & Moritzi
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Moullava tortuosa (Roxb.) Gagnon & G.P.Lewis
  • Habit : Woody climber
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Key identification features : Climbing shrubs with uniformly scattered prickles; Leaflets 28-36, rigid, sultcoriaceous, obliquely linear-oblong, ligulate, caducous; Flowers bright yellow in copious panicles; Pods oblong, fleshy, glabrous, 3-4 seeded; Seeds obovoid, black.
  • Flower, Fruit : December- January
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Changlang, Subansiri
    • Assam : Assam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Borneo, China, Bhutan, Jawa, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Sumatera
  • Literature :
    • P.K . Hajra ., D.M. Verma and G.S. Giri (1996). Materials For The Flora Of Arunachal Pradesh , Vol (1), Pg : 426-427
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Caesalpinia tortuosa. Downloaded on 14 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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