Castanospermum australe A.Cunn. & C.Fraser

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Castanospermum australe A.Cunn. & C.Fraser
  • Common name : Moreton bay chestnut, Australian chest nut
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Grown as ornamental tree
  • Comments / notes : Planted
  • Key identification features : Evergreen tree
  • Flower, Fruit : January-October
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Planted
  • Native : Australia
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; 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=Castanospermum australe. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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