Crotalaria laevigata Lam.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Crotalaria stipitata Wight & Arn.
  • Vernacular name : Dodda bangu gida (Kannada)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Disterbed semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Fairly common in deciduous and semi-evergreen forests.
  • Key identification features : Small erect undershrub; flowers yellow
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Collector(s) Name : S.R. Ramesh & S.B. Manohar
  • Collection Date : 25/10/1978
  • Collection Nos : KFP 3872
  • Collection Locality : B.R. Hills, Chamarajanagar district (KA)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Mysuru district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; 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 laevigata. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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