Abrus fruticulosus Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Abrus fruticulosus Wight & Arn.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests
  • Key identification features : Leaflets narrow and small
  • Flower, Fruit : October-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Guntur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tirunelveli district
    • Assam : Assam
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : Andaman Islands
  • Native : Andaman Islands, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, China, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Andaman Islands, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, China, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Conservation Status : Data Deficient (DD)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Abrus fruticulosus. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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