Crotalaria pusilla Heyne ex Roth

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests and scrub forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on plains, scrub jungles or bare gravelly slopes.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Collector(s) Name : K.Sankara Rao, Raja K.Swamy & Arun Singh R
  • Collection Date : 19/11/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0170
  • Collection Locality : Palamner forest range, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Anantapur district, West Godavari district, Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Bellary district, Kolar district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Sambalpur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Coimbatore district, Tirunelveli district, Dharmapuri district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983. Saldanha, C. J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; 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 pusilla. Downloaded on 9 December 2019.

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