Indigofera dosua Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Indigofera dosua Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kathewat, Kati,Theot (Hindi)
    • Chiringi jhar, Dusi swan (Nepali)
    • Mattu, Shagali, Jhenti, Kaskeri (Punjabi)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Valleys lined with evergreen forests, grasslands, disturbed areas on slopes of valleys between 500-2800 m. altitude
  • Comments / notes : Also grows along roadside banks
  • Flower, Fruit : April-September
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
  • Native : Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Indian Subcontinent to China (West Yunnan) and Sumatera
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 107
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 1: Part 3. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 664
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Indigofera dosua. Downloaded on 20 June 2024.

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India Distribution

World Distribution

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