Lathyrus sphaericus Retz.

 
  • 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) : Lathyrus angulatus subsp. sphaericus (Retz.) Mateo & Figuerola; Lathyrus coccineus All.; Lathyrus controversus Loret & Barrandon; Lathyrus gerardii Roth; Lathyrus nervatus C.Presl; Lathyrus setifolius Gouan; Orobus coccineus Mill.; Orobus sphaericus (Retz.) Philippe
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Lathyrus sphaericus Retz.
  • Common name : Red Grass Pea, Round-seeded vetchling
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Himalayas, at altitudes of 1300-1600 m.
  • Comments / notes : Also grows disturbed areas.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-April
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
  • Native : East Central Europe to Mediterranean and Afghanistan, Tropical African Mountains
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : East Central Europe to Mediterranean and Afghanistan, Tropical African Mountains and Austria, California, Denmark, Oregon, South Australia, Sri Lanka, Sweden
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 108
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Lathyrus sphaericus. Downloaded on 13 June 2024.

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