Clitoria biflora Dalzell

 
  • 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) : Clitoria annua var. emarginata S.Yadav & Dhanke; Clitoria annua var. sekharii M.R.Almeida & N.Chaturv. ex Krishnaraj; N.Mohanan; Th.Davis; Ternatea biflora (Dalzell) Kuntze
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Clitoria annua J.Graham
  • Common name : Bombay Bean, Asian pigeonwings, Butterfly pea
  • Vernacular name :
    • Gokarna, Supali (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Along roadsides or an undergrowth in deciduous forest
  • Key identification features : Leaflets emarginate at apex
  • Flower, Fruit : August-November
  • Collector(s) Name : C. Saldanha
  • Collection Date : 25-08-1961
  • Collection Nos : CS 6653
  • Collection Locality : Near Waghai, Bandra, Mumbai-City district (MH)
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Thane district, Palghar district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Sindhudurg district, NGO, SGO, Nashik district
    • Odisha : Dhenkanal district, Balasore district
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Native : India
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • Endemism : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • M.R. Almeida (1998). Flora of Maharashtra vol.2
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 103
    • N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.956. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
    • S.L. Yadav & P.B. Dhanke. (2010). Clitoria annua Graham var. Emarginata (var. Nov.): A new variety of species Cltriioa annua Graham (Fabaceae) from Maharashtra, India. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society. 107(3): 267-269.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Clitoria biflora. Downloaded on 20 June 2024.

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