Dolichos trilobus L.

 
  • 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) : Dolichos falcatus Willd.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Dolichos trilobus L.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kattupayaru (Tamil)
    • Pilli pesara (Telugu)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : On hills up to 1300m and on thickets.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Collector(s) Name : K. Sankara Rao, Arun Singh & Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 19/11/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0150
  • Collection Locality : Palamaneru forest, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Kurnool district, Krishna district, Anantapur district, Vishakapatnam district, Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Hassan district, Mysuru district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India, Himalayas, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Africa, E. Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1
    • Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan district
    • Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
    • Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg district
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Dolichos trilobus. Downloaded on 18 June 2024.

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