Crotalaria bialata Schrank

 
  • 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) : Crotalaria belizensis Lundell; Crotalaria fruticosa Mill.; Crotalaria lunulata Raf.; Crotalaria matthewsiana Benth.; Crotalaria parviflora Roth; Crotalaria parviflora var. glabella M.Martens & Galeotti; Crotalaria parviflora var. hirsutissima M.Martens & Galeotti; Crotalaria pilosa Raf.; Crotalaria platycarpa Link; Crotalaria pringlei A.Gray; Crotalaria sagittalis var. blumeriana H.Senn; Crotalaria sagittalis var. fruticosa (Mill.) Fawc. & Rendle; Crotalaria sagittalis var. oblonga Michx.; Crotalaria sagittalis var. typica H.Senn; Crotalaria tuerckheimii H.Senn; Crotalaria tuerckheimii var. macrantha H.Senn; Crotalaria undulata Knowles & Westc.; Iocaulon lunulata Raf.; Iocaulon pilosa Raf.; Iocaulon sagittalis (L.) Raf.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Crotalaria sagittalis L.
  • Common name : Winged-Stem Rattlepod
  • Vernacular name :
    • Bandar lathi (Bengali)
    • Budubudike kaayi (Kannada)
    • Singesinge (Nepali)
    • Jhumka (Oriya)
    • Boksibaajaa, Chhimachhime, Singe Singe, Thulo Boksibaajaa, Thulo Chheke (Nepali)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Tropical moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional
  • Flower, Fruit : April-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Mayurbhanj district, Sambalpur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
  • Native : Central and East U.S.A to Tropical America
  • Exotic/Native : Exotic
  • World Distribution : Central and East U.S.A to Tropical America, India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 103
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 1: Part 3. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 735
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Crotalaria bialata. Downloaded on 25 June 2024.

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