Cajanus platycarpus (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 platycarpa Benth.
  • Synonym(s) : Atylosia geminiflora Dalzell; Cantharospermum distans Royle ex Baker; Cantharospermum geminiflorum (Dalzell) Raizada; Cantharospermum platycarpum (Benth.) Raizada
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Cajanus platycarpus (Benth.) Maesen
  • Vernacular name :
    • Sukli Sengha (Hindi)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Open areas, forest edges
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Jawa, Pakistan, West Himalaya
  • 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
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Cajanus platycarpus. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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