Crotalaria micans Link

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Crotalaria anagyroides Kunth
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Crotalaria micans Link
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Along roadsides in the high ranges
  • Comments / notes : Introduced in hills above 1200m.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-May
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy, Arun Singh, Navendu Page & K. Sankara Rao; R. Raghavendra Rao
  • Collection Date : 23/03/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0576; R.R.Rao 1170
  • Collection Locality : Yercaud Hills, Salem district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Shevaroy Hills, sanyasi malai Hills (Salem district)
  • Native : Central America, Caribbean Islands
  • World Distribution : Old world Tropics
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; 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 micans. Downloaded on 16 December 2019.

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