Crotalaria berteroana DC.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Crotalaria fulva Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Crotalaria berteroana DC
  • Common name : Cascavelle Jaune
  • Vernacular name : Kadu godavi (Telugu)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests and in plains
  • Comments / notes : An introduced species. Rare on the Hills.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-May
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : Madagascar
  • World Distribution : India, Madagascar, Seychelles, Mauritius and Southeast Asia, Malesia, Hawaiian Islands
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). 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 berteroana. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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