Desmodium oojeinense (Roxb.) H.Ohashi

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Dalbergia oojeinensis Roxb.
  • Synonym(s) : Ougeinia oojeinensis (Roxb.) Hochr.; Ougeinia dalbergioides Benth.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Desmodium oojeinense (Roxb.) H.Ohashi
  • Common name : Sandan, Chariot tree
  • Vernacular name :
    • Sandan (Hindi)
    • Kari honne (Kannada)
    • Dargu, Toua moduga, Chikkudu, Tellamoduga (Telugu)
    • Bandhan, Tinsa, Banbhano, Tinsa, Banjan (Oria)
    • Tinisha (Sanskrit)
    • Ragat-Behda (Marathi)
    • Malavenga, Nemi, Thodukara (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Mixed and Tropical dry deciduous forests, Tropical moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in mixed deciduous forests and in stream forests. Sometimes cultivated for its valuable timber.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Sambalpur district, Malkangiri district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district
    • Madhya Pradesh : Madhya Pradesh
    • Uttarakhand : Dehradun
  • Native : India, Nepal
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, Himalayas
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • 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 oojeinense. Downloaded on 18 June 2024.

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