Crotalaria capensis Jacq.

 
  • 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 arborescens Lam.; Crotalaria ceciliae I.Verd.; Crotalaria incanescens L.f.; Crotularius capensis (Jacq.) Medik.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Crotalaria capensis Jacq.
  • Habit : Shrub or small tree
  • Habitat : Found on forest margins, in coastal bush, and in riverine areas
  • Comments / notes : Crotalaria capensis can be lovely used as a decorative hedge.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-August
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Native : Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zimbabwe
  • Exotic/Native : Exotic
  • World Distribution : South Malawi to South Africa and India, Kenya, Nepal, St.Helena
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 103
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Crotalaria capensis. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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