Flemingia wightiana R. Graham ex Wight & Arn.

 
  • 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) : Flemingia congesta var. wightiana (Graham ex Wight & Arn.) Baker in Hook.f.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Flemingia wightiana Wight & Arn.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kattumanjal (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Tropical moist deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : January-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, East Godavari district, Krishna district, Vishakapatnam district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Ramanathapuram district, Tirunelveli district
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1
    • Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
    • Yoganarasimhan et al., 1981 – Flora of Chikmagalur District
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Flemingia wightiana. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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