Calopogonium mucunoides Desv.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Calopogonium mucunoides Desv.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Forest plantations, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Sometimes grown as covercrop in rubber plantations, also runs wild from intoduction.
  • Key identification features : A pubescent climber
  • Flower, Fruit : August-February
  • Collector(s) Name : K.P.Sreenath & P.Prakash
  • Collection Nos : KFP 5986
  • Collection Locality : East of Nagarahole (Kodagu)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district, Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Ernakulam district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
  • Native : Pantropical
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia, southern India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Calopogonium mucunoides. Downloaded on 29 March 2020.

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