Crotalaria humifusa Graham ex Benth.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Crotalaria humifusa Benth.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands and deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Hill forests of Northern Eastern Ghats
  • Key identification features : Trailing slender herb
  • Flower, Fruit : October-May
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district
    • Odisha : Koraput district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district
  • World Distribution : India, Malesia, Nepal, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnatka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore
  • 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 humifusa. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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