Chamaecrista pumila (Lam.) K.Larsen

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : IMLI FAMILY (ईमली फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Basionym : Cassia pumila Lam.
  • Synonym(s) : Chamaecrista pumila (Lam.) V. Singh; Senna prostrata Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Chamaecrista pumila (Lam.) K.Larsen
  • Common name : Dwarf Senna
  • Vernacular name :
    • Chota aura (Hindi)
    • Nela thagache (Kannada)
    • Nallajeeluga (Telugu)
    • Ot-loandra (Sanskrit)
    • Sarmal (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Tropical dry deciduous forests and grasslands also on plains
  • Comments / notes : In foothills to 800m
  • Flower, Fruit : August-November
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 09/06/2012
  • Collection Nos : FAP 40311
  • Collection Locality : Idupulapaya, Kadapa district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kadapa district, Srikakulam district, Kurnool district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Mayurbhanj district, Khurda district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India, Pakistan, Tropical Africa, Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1
    • Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Chamaecrista pumila. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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