Crotalaria linifolia L.f.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Crotalaria linifolia L.f.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist open places and wasteland
  • Comments / notes : Common among grasses
  • Flower, Fruit : August-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Uttara Kannada district, Belagavi district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruvannamalai district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia to Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Gamble, 1918. Fl. Pres. Madr. Vol. 1. pp. 294; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnatka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District
  • 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 linifolia. Downloaded on 8 December 2019.

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