Crotalaria calycina Schrank

 
  • 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 calycina Schrank
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Tropical dry deciduous forests and scrub forests, also in grasslands
  • Comments / notes : On hills up to 1100m and on exposed cliffs among rocks, calcareous soil and under bright light
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Collector(s) Name : P. Prakash & K.P. Sreenath; Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 21-09-1978; 15-11-2014
  • Collection Nos : KFP 2807; HJCB-E-0366
  • Collection Locality : Maderahalli Hill, Kolar district (KA); Batrepalli, Nigidi forest, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district, Chittoor district, Kurnool district, Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Anantapur district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Ganjam district, Keonjhar district, Rayagada district, Koraput district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India, Africa, Southeast Asia to Australia through Malesia
  • 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
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • 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.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Crotalaria calycina. Downloaded on 24 June 2024.

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