Indigofera trita var. trita L.f.

 
  • 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) : Indigofera hedysarioides Lam.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Indigofera trita L.f.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Tore mentee (Kannada)
    • Nakkanaru (Telugu)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Tropical dry deciduous forests, waste places and margins of forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on plains up to 750m and in wastelands.
  • Key identification features : Woody herb
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 13/12/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-382
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli, Nigidi forest, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Prakasam district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Kottayam district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district, Palghar (Shirgaon)
    • Odisha : Gajapati district, Ganjam district, Angul district, Nayagarh district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • Native : Bangladesh, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Costa Rica, Bhutan, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Islands, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, Lesser Sunda Islands, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philip
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Costa Rica, Bhutan, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Islands, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, Lesser Sunda Islands, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Queensland, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature :
    • J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1
    • 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
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
    • 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.
    • Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Indigofera trita var. trita. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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