Desmodium podocarpum 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) : Hedysarum podocarpum (DC.) Spreng.; Meibomia podocarpa (DC.) Kuntze; Podocarpium podocarpum (DC.) Yen C.Yang & P.H.Huang
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Hylodesmum podocarpum (DC.) H.Ohashi & R.R.Mill
  • Common name : Podocarp Demodium
  • Vernacular name :
    • Gahare ghans (Nepali)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Roadsides, grassy slopes, grasslands on high mountains, mountain slopes, forests, thickets, forest margins and ditches; at elevations from 100 - 2100 m.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-August
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Himachal Pradesh : Kullu district
  • Native : China, East Himalaya, Japan, Korea, Laos, Manchuria, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Primorye, Taiwan, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Himalaya to Temerate East Asia and Philippines (Luzon)
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 105
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 1: Part 3. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 675-676
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Desmodium podocarpum. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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