Galactia longifolia Benth.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Galega longifolia Jacq.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Galactia longifolia (Jacq.) Benth.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Tropical dry deciduous forests
  • Key identification features : Slender climber
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Kurnool district, West Godavari district
    • Odisha : All districts of Odisha
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Galactia longifolia. Downloaded on 18 June 2024.

Habitat

India Distribution

World Distribution

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