Crotalaria quinquefolia L.

 
  • 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 quinquefolia L.
  • Common name : Sen, Sonnette
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests, bunds of rice fields and marshy areas
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, West Godavari district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Thrissur district, Alappuzha district
    • Odisha : Sambalpur district, Koraput district, Cuttack district, Khurda district, Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruchirapalli district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, The Nilgiri district, Ramanathapuram districtVillipuram district, Cuddalore district, Thanjavur district
  • Native : Tropical Asia
  • World Distribution : South and S.E Asia, Australia, Malesia and Mauritius
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; 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 quinquefolia. Downloaded on 4 July 2020.

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