Dalhousiea bracteata (Roxb.) Graham ex Benth.

 
  • 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) : Dalhousiea paucisperma Griff.; Podalyria bracteata Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Dalhousiea bracteata (Roxb.) Graham ex Benth.
  • Common name : East-Himalayan Dalhousiea
  • Vernacular name :
    • Paitha-goch, Khunkuri-lata, Pahari-lata, Teli-lata, Tekela-lata (Assamese)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Comments / notes : Leaves paste applied on fresh cuts. Ritual, ceremonial, piece of bark used for divination, to determine the cause of diseases.
  • Distribution :
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Pasighat
  • Native : India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar
  • Literature :
    • Photographs of Dr. M Sanjappa
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Dalhousiea bracteata. Downloaded on 13 June 2024.

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