Castanospermum australe A.Cunn. & C.Fraser

 
  • 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) : Castanospermum australe A.Cunn. & C.Fraser
  • Common name : Moreton bay chestnut, Australian chest nut
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Grown as ornamental tree
  • Comments / notes : Planted
  • Key identification features : Evergreen tree
  • Flower, Fruit : January-October
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Planted
  • Native : Australia
  • Literature :
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • 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=Castanospermum australe. Downloaded on 14 June 2024.

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