Desmodium laxum 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) : Desmodium podocarpum var. laxum (DC.) Baker; Desmodium gardneri sensu Baker p.p., non Benth.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Hylodesmum laxum (DC.) H.Ohashi & R.R.Mill
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests, Tropical semi-evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Erect undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : May-December
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Tirunelveli district
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature :
    • 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=Desmodium laxum. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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