Crotalaria candicans Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Crotalaria madurensis sensu Baker in FBI 2: 79. 1876 p.p. non Wight & Arn. 1834
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Crotalaria candicans Wight & Arn.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Moist and deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : August-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; 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 candicans. Downloaded on 11 December 2019.

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