Piptanthus nepalensis (Hook.) Sweet

 
  • 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) : Anagyris indica Lindl.; Anagyris nepalensis (Hook.) Graham; Baptisia nepalensis Hook.; Piptanthus bicolor Craib; Piptanthus bombycinus C.Marquand; Piptanthus concolor W.Harrow ex Craib; Piptanthus forrestii Craib; Piptanthus laburnifolius (D.Don) Stapf; Piptanthus leiocarpus Stapf; Piptanthus leiocarpus var. sericopetalus P.C.Li; Piptanthus nepalensis f. leiocarpus (Stapf) S.Q.Wei; Piptanthus nepalensis var. leiocarpus (Stapf) X.Y.Zhu; Piptanthus nepalensis f. sericopetalus (P.C.Li) S.Q.Wei; Piptanthus nepalensis var. sericopetalus (P.C.Li) X.Y.Zhu; Thermia laburnifolia Spreng.; Thermopsis laburnifolia D.Don; Virgilia sericea Wall. ex Stapf
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Piptanthus nepalensis (Hook.) Sweet
  • Common name : Evergreen Laburnum
  • Vernacular name :
    • Suga Phool, Sikasike (Nepali)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Subtropical pine forests; Coniferous forests, woodland margins, thickets, meadows, on open hillsides and amongst scrub, 2300 - 3650 m. altitude
  • Flower, Fruit : March-May
  • Distribution :
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
  • Native : Bhutan, China, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Himalaya to Central China and North Myanmar
  • Literature :
    • Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 110
    • GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 1: Part 3. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 737
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Piptanthus nepalensis. Downloaded on 18 June 2024.

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