Crotalaria willdenowiana DC.

 
  • 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 willdenowiana DC.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Scrub jungle and roadsides in moist locations
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on plains and floor of scrub jungles and wasteland.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R & Raja K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 13/09/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0054
  • Collection Locality : Along road Alangayam-Vanayambadi, Tiruvannamalai district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district
    • Kerala : Pathanamthitta district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruvannamalai district, Dharmapuri district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Coimbatore district, Vellore district, Salem district, Thanjavur district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • 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.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Crotalaria willdenowiana. Downloaded on 19 June 2024.

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