Crotalaria candicans Wight & Arn.

 
  • 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 madurensis sensu Baker in FBI 2: 79. 1876 p.p. non Wight & Arn. 1834
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Crotalaria candicans Wight & Arn.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Tropical moist deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : August-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • 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 candicans. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

Botanical Description

Habitat

India Distribution

World Distribution

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