Crotalaria alata D.Don

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Crotalaria bidiei Gamble
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Crotalaria alata D.Don
  • Common name : Wing-stemmed Rattled wort
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Common
  • Flower, Fruit : August-February
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy, Arun Singh, Navendu Page & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 23/03/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0604
  • Collection Locality : BSI Orchidarium, Yercaud, Salem district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Srikakulam district
    • Kerala : Kannur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, The Nilgiri district
  • World Distribution : India, SE.Asia
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature : R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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=Crotalaria alata. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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