Indigofera mysorensis Rottler ex DC.

 
  • 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 mysorensis DC.
  • Common name : Mysore panicled Indigo
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kempu gogge (Kannada)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : In the crevices of rocks in scrub forests, also on exposed rocky slopes
  • Key identification features : Glutinous undershrub in the crevices of rocks
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Collector(s) Name : K. Sankara Rao, Arun Singh R & Raja K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 19-11-2014; 27-11-2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0140; HJCB-E-168
  • Collection Locality : Palamner forest range, Chittoor district (AP); Sadasivakona Forest, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Kadapa district, Kurnool district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Chikkaballapur district, Kolar district, Mandya district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Coimbatore district, Dharmapuri district, The Nilgiri district, Vellore district, Tiruvannamalai district, Salem district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • 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
    • 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.
    • Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
    • Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore District
    • N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Indigofera mysorensis. Downloaded on 19 June 2024.

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