Alysicarpus rugosus (Willd.) DC.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Hedysarum rugosum Willd.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Alysicarpus rugosus (Willd.) DC.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Scrub forests
  • Comments / notes : Common on wayside in grazing ground, floor of scrub jungles and on exposed rocks of hills. Sometimes abundant in fallow fields and sandy areas on disturbed grounds.
  • Key identification features : Diffuse herb
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy & B. Sadasivaiah
  • Collection Date : 09/12/2010
  • Collection Nos : FAP 41964
  • Collection Locality : Vemula, Kadapa district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district, Krishna district
    • Karnataka : Bellary district, Kolar district, Bidar district, Davanagare district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Hassan district, Raichur district, Tumakuru district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dharmapuri district, Kanyakumari district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Ramanathapuram district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district, Tirunelveli district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, Madagascar, Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia, Malesia, China, Australia (Queensland)
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka, Vol. 1; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Pullaiah, Ali Moulali, 1997. Fl. Andhra Pradesh, vol. 2. p.p. 242; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India; Saldanha, 1984; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere
  • 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 rugosus. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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