Crotalaria goreensis Guill. & Perr.

 
  • 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 falcata Schumach. & Thonn.; Crotalaria guineensis D.Dietr.; Crotalaria leopoldvillensis De Wild.; Crotalaria macrostipula Steud. ex A.Rich.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Crotalaria goreensis Guill. & Perr.
  • Common name : Gamba pea, Gamba-pea, Gambia pea, Rattlepod
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Stems herbaceous, woody below, or an undershrub to 5 ft. high, with a woody taproot
  • Key identification features : Flowers yellow, turning reddish
  • Flower, Fruit : August-November
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Udupi district,Dakshina Kannada district
    • Uttarakhand : Dehradun district
  • Native : Angola, Benin, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Si
  • Exotic/Native : Exotic
  • World Distribution : Bismarck Archipelago, Brazil North, Brazil Southeast, French Guiana, Guyana, Madagascar, Malaya, Nauru, New Guinea, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Thailand, Western Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Crotalaria goreensis. Downloaded on 18 June 2024.

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