Mucuna nigricans (Lour.) Steud.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Citta nigricans Lour.
  • Synonym(s) : Mucuna imbricata DC.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Mucuna nigricans (Lour.) Steud.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Bado baidonko, Baidonko (Oria)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Damp forests, Tropical moist deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : October-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district
    • Odisha : Gajapati district, Mayurbhanj district, Angul district
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : South Andaman,Yeratil,Mt.Harriet,Dhani Khari
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Thailand, Laos, China, Malaysia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • Parkinson, C.E. 1923. A Forest Flora of the Andaman Islands, Govt. of India, Shimla
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  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Mucuna nigricans. Downloaded on 21 June 2024.

Botanical Description

Herbarium Specimen(s)

Habitat

India Distribution

World Distribution

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