Dalbergia malabarica Prain

 
  • 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) : Dalbergia tamarindifolia var. pubescens Baker
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Dalbergia malabarica Prain
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests, dry forests
  • Key identification features : Pod one seeded
  • Flower, Fruit : December-February
  • Collection Nos : Sedgwick 2505, KFP 13011
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Kottayam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tirunelveli district
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature :
    • Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984
    • 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=Dalbergia malabarica. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

Botanical Description

Habitat

India Distribution

World Distribution

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