Lespedeza juncea var. sericea (Miq.) F.B.Forbes & Hemsl.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Lespedeza cuneata var. cuneata
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Comments / notes : Used for pasturing and soil improvement.
  • Key identification features : Undershrubs up to 1 m high with deffused branches; stems brown; Leaflets linear, obovate-oblong, base cuneate, apex truncate-emarginate. Flowers yellowish white, minute in axillary racemes; Pods minute, orbiculate, ridged margins, sparsely white pubescent.
  • Flower, Fruit : August- November
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Subansiri
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Afghanistan, Australia, Bhutan, China, India, Japan, Jawa, Korea, Laos, Lesser Sunda Islands, Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Pakistan, Philippines, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Afghanistan, Australia, Bhutan, China, India, Japan, Jawa, Korea, Laos, Lesser Sunda Islands, Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Pakistan, Philippines, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam
  • 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 juncea var. sericea. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

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