Crotalaria barbata Graham ex Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Crotalaria barbata Wight & Arn.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests
  • Key identification features : Large shrub; flowers conspicuous and bright yellow
  • Flower, Fruit : November-January
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • 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=Crotalaria barbata. Downloaded on 11 December 2019.

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