Kunstleria keralensis C.N.Mohanan & N.C.Nair

 
  • 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) : Kunstleria keralensis C.N.Mohanan & N.C.Nair
  • Vernacular name :
    • Mutharivalli, Kariveppilavalli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests, Tropical semi-evergreen forests, also in sacred groves
  • Flower, Fruit : February-June
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature :
    • Ramesh and Pascal 1992. Five new additions to the flora of Karnataka. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. Vol. 90 July, 1992.
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Kunstleria keralensis. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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