Bauhinia semla Wunderlin

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : IMLI FAMILY (ईमली फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Bauhinia semla Wunderlin
  • Vernacular name : Kanla, Kandla, Semla (Hindi); Nirpa (Telugu); Amthi, Choari (Oria)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Mixed forests
  • Comments / notes : Deciduous tree.
  • Key identification features : Bark brown. Flowers small in terminal panicles, yellow with purple streaks. Pods flattened, gradually widening to an obtuse tip
  • Flower, Fruit : September-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Odisha : Koraput district, Mayurbhanj district, Kalhandi district, Angul district, Dhenkanal district, Sambalpur district, Keonjhar district
  • World Distribution : India, Pakistan, Nepal
  • 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
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Bauhinia semla. Downloaded on 5 July 2020.

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