Crotalaria senegalensis (Pers.) Bacle ex DC.

 
  • 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 carinata Steud. ex A.Rich.; Crotalaria gracilis Perr. ex DC.; Crotalaria karongensis Baker; Crotalaria macilenta Delile; Crotalaria maxillaris Klotzsch; Crotalaria paniculata Pers.; Crotalaria remotiflora Hochst. ex Baker
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Crotalaria senegalensis (Pers.) Bacle ex DC.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : On the dry margins of rivers and in grasslands
  • Comments / notes : It is an African element.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-January
  • Distribution :
    • Rajasthan : Jhalawar district, Kota district
  • Native : Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe
  • Exotic/Native : Exotic
  • World Distribution : Cape Verde, Tropical and South Africa, Arabian Peninsula and India, Nauru
  • Literature :
    • Shetty B.V. and Singh V., (1987). Flora of India Series 2 Flora of Rajasthan Vol. 1. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India. PP- 456
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Crotalaria senegalensis. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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