Crotalaria grahamiana 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
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Crotalaria grahamiana Wight & Arn.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Grasslands, montane scrub jungle
  • Key identification features : Pubescent undershrub; flowers yellow
  • Collector(s) Name : M.C Lukose
  • Collection Locality : Peermade, Idukki District
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Kottayam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, Tirunelveli district, Madurai district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature :
    • Gamble 1915. Fl. Mad. Pre. vol.1: 301.
    • 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 grahamiana. Downloaded on 25 June 2024.

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