Crotalaria berteroana DC.

 
  • 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) : Crotalaria berteroana DC
  • Common name : Cascavelle Jaune
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kadu godavi (Telugu)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests and in plains
  • Comments / notes : An introduced species. Rare on the Hills.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-May
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Uttara Kannada district, Chikkaballapur district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • 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). 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=Crotalaria berteroana. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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