Crotalaria tetragona Roxb. ex Andrews

 
  • 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 esquirolii H.Lév.; Crotalaria grandiflora Reinw. ex Miq.; Crotalaria tetragonoloba Roxb. ex Steud.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Crotalaria tetragona Roxb. ex Andrews
  • Common name : Eastern Rattlepod
  • Vernacular name :
    • Bhugan (Nepali)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : On hot open hillsides, river banks and Sparse forests, along trails; 500 - 1600 m. altitude
  • Flower, Fruit : April-November
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
  • Native : Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Himalaya to South China and Indo-China, Jamaica
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 104
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 1: Part 3. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 733
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Crotalaria tetragona. Downloaded on 18 June 2024.

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