Cajanus elongatus (Benth.) Maesen

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Atylosia elongata Benth.
  • Synonym(s) : Cantharospermum elongatum (Benth.) Raizada; Dolichos elongatus Graham
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Cajanus elongatus (Benth.) Maesen
  • Habit : Perennial vine
  • Habitat : Along edges of mixed deciduous forest, on dry ground and grassalands, up to 2000 m. altitude
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Native : Bhutan, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Himalaya to North Indo-China
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 102
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 1: Part 3. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 704-705
    • Leeratiwong, Charan & Satthaphorn, Jiratthi & Chantaranothai, Pranom & Mattapha, Sawai. (2018). A revision of Cajanus Adans. (Fabaceae-Papilionoideae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany). 46(1) 76-89
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Cajanus elongatus. Downloaded on 24 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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