Centrosema molle Benth.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Centrosema pubescens "sensu auct., non Benth."; Centrosema virginianum auct. non (L.) Benth.; Clitoria virginiana L.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Centrosema molle Benth.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kattupayar (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests and plains
  • Comments / notes : Forest plantations
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : America
  • World Distribution : India, America
  • Literature :
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Centrosema molle. Downloaded on 14 June 2024.

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