Alysicarpus heyneanus Wight. & Arn.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Alysicarpus rugosus var. heyneanus Baker
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Alysicarpus heyneanus Wight & Arn.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Open deciduous and scrub forests
  • Comments / notes : Common in grazing grounds
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : S.R Ramesh & K.P.Sreenath; Raja K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 05/12/2010
  • Collection Nos : KFP 4480; HJCB-E-0371
  • Collection Locality : Kamalapur-Sulahpet (Gulbarga); Talupula, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Krishna district, Kurnool district
    • Karnataka : Dharwad district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Mysuru district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district, Namakkal district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Rao & Razi, 1981 – Flora of Mysore; Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais 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=Alysicarpus heyneanus. Downloaded on 24 August 2019.

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