Crotalaria medicaginea Lam.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Crotalaria herniarioides Wight & Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Crotalaria medicaginea Lam.
  • Common name : Trefoil Rattlepod
  • Vernacular name : Gulali (Hindi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Open deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : On poor soil up to 900m and on rocky slopes of scrub jungles.
  • Key identification features : Prostrate slender herb
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, K. Sankara Rao & Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 26/11/2015
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0415
  • Collection Locality : Koundinya WLS, Chittoore district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Guntur district, Kurnool district, Kadapa district, Srikakulam district, Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Chikkamagaluru district, Chitradurga district, Mysuru district, Raichur district, Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district, Vellore district, Tiruvannamalai district, Tiruchirapalli district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Salem district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district
  • World Distribution : Southeast Asia to Australia, Malaysia, India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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). 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; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India
  • 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 medicaginea. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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