Flemingia strobilifera (L.) R.Brown

 
  • 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 strobiliferum L.
  • Synonym(s) : Flemingia affinis C.Presl; Flemingia bracteata (Roxb.) Wight; Flemingia fruticulosa Wall. ex Benth.; Flemingia strobilifera var. bracteata (Roxb.) Baker; Flemingia strobilifera var. fruticulosa (Wall. ex Benth.) Baker; Flemingia tiliacea Niyomdham; Hedysarum bracteatum Roxb.; Hedysarum celtifolium Salisb.; Maughania bracteata (Roxb.) H.L.Li; Maughania fruticulosa (Wall. ex Benth.) Mukerjee; Maughania strobilifera (L.) J.St.-Hil. ex Kuntze; Maughania strobilifera f. rubriflora Kuntze; Zornia strobilifera (L.) Pers.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Flemingia strobilifera (L.) W.T.Aiton
  • Common name : Wild Hops
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kussunt, Kusrunt (Hindi)
    • Kanpoothi (Kannada)
    • Nallabaddu (Telugu)
    • Simbusak (Sanskrit)
    • Kanala, Kumalu, Kumbilteri (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Tropical dry deciduous forests, Tropical semi-evergreen forests, Mixed forests, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in mixed forests and shaded ravines in hilly areas
  • Key identification features : Much branched scandent shrub with white flowers
  • Flower, Fruit : November-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 27/02/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0552; CS 1134
  • Collection Locality : Barbera forest, Khurda district (OD)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district, East Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Davanagare district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Thane district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Sambalpur district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district, Salem district, Tirunelveli district
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : North and Middle Andaman,South Andaman
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Bhutan, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Islands, China, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Islands, Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Pakistan, Philippines, S
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Bhutan, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Islands, China, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Islands, Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
  • 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
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • 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
    • Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District
    • Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District
    • Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere District
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
    • Parkinson, C.E. 1923. A Forest Flora of the Andaman Islands, Govt. of India, Shimla
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  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Flemingia strobilifera. Downloaded on 30 May 2024.

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