Crotalaria obtecta var. glabrescens (Benth.) Baker

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Crotalaria glabrescens Benth.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Crotalaria obtecta var. glabrescens (Benth.) Baker
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Key identification features : Large shrub; leaves and branches glabrescent
  • Flower, Fruit : December-March
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1182
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Davanagare district
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Kottayam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southwest India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka
    • Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984
    • Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state
    • Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere
    • 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 obtecta var. glabrescens. Downloaded on 14 June 2024.

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