Peltophorum linnaei Benth.

    (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) : Caesalpinia violacea (Mill.) Standl.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Key identification features : Small trees. Leaves bipinnate, pinnae opposite, 2-3 pairs with a terminal odd one. Inflorescence terminal of simple or branched racemes, up to 11 cms long, covered with brown pubescence. Flowers orange-yellow; pedicels pubescent; sepals pubescent; filaments hirsute
  • Flower, Fruit : May
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.973. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. linnaei. Downloaded on 8 July 2020.


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