Calpurnia aurea (Ait.) Benth.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Sophora aurea Aiton
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Calpurnia aurea (Ait.) Benth.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Key identification features : A large showy shrub; flowers yellow
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha
  • Collection Nos : KFP 4831, KFP 12019
  • Collection Locality : Bababudan Hills (Chikamagalur)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district, Salem district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tirunelveli district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; 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=Calpurnia aurea. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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