Abrus fruticulosus Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Abrus fruticulosus Wight & Arn.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests
  • Key identification features : Leaflets narrow and small
  • Flower, Fruit : October-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Guntur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Data Deficient (DD)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India 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=Abrus fruticulosus. Downloaded on 24 August 2019.

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