Desmodium uncinatum (Jacq.) DC.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Hedysarum uncinatum Jacq.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Desmodium uncinatum (Jacq.) DC.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Moschio, Pottukola, Kolagukola (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands, degraded Shola and along roadsides in the high ranges
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district
  • Native : Tropical America
  • World Distribution : Introduced and naturalized
  • Literature :
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Desmodium uncinatum. Downloaded on 13 June 2024.

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