Crotalaria hebecarpa (DC.) Rudd

 
  • 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) : Goniogyna hirta (Willd.) Ali; Hallia hirta Willd.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Crotalaria hebecarpa (DC.) Rudd
  • Vernacular name :
    • Godhadi (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Tropical dry deciduous forests, scrub jungles and plains
  • Comments / notes : Occasional
  • Key identification features : Prostrate dichotomously branched herb
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 13/12/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-203
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli, Nigidi forest, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Guntur district, Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Kadapa district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district,Dakshina Kannada district, Chitradurga district, Davanagare district, Raichur district, Dharwad district, Bengaluru district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Coimbatore district, Vellore district, Tiruvannamalai district, Ramanathapuram district, Tirunelveli district, Salem district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : South Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • 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
    • Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India
    • Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnatka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
    • Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state
    • Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga
    • N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka
    • Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Crotalaria hebecarpa. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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