Atylosia scarabaeoides (L.) Benth.

  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Dolichos scarabaeoides L.
  • Synonym(s) : Cajanus scarabaeoides var. scarabaeoides
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cajanus scarabaeoides (L.)Thouars
  • Vernacular name : Kaduthogari (Kannada); Kandalu (Telugu); Kulthia, Duma hirma, Ban-kulthia (Oria); Kattumuthira (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Scrub, moist and dry deciduous forests; also in plains
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in plains to 800m.
  • Key identification features : Slender twiner
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy, Arun Singh R & K.Sankara Rao; Raja K. Swamy, Arun Singh & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 19-11-2014; 28-02-2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0173; HJCB-0570
  • Collection Locality : Palamner forest range, Chittoor district (AP); Berbara to Balugaon, Khurda district (OD)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Anantapur district, East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district, Chittoor district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Ballari district, Bidar district, Chikkamagaluru district, Chitradurga district, Dakshina Kannada district, Davanagare district, Dharwad district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Vellore district, Tiruvannamalai district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district, Ramanathapuram district, Salem district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India, Southeast Asia, Australia
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia, Mauritius, Madagascar, Australia, Africa
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore district; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga district; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg district; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi district; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere district; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. scarabaeoides. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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