Crotalaria paniculata var. paniculata

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Crotalaria paniculata Willd.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Moist and dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on plains, especially along river banks and also in wastelands.
  • Key identification features : Calyx exude fetid secretion; flowers yellow
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Nellore district, Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Prakasam district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Java
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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 paniculata var. paniculata. Downloaded on 11 July 2020.

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