Dalbergia acaciifolia Dalzell

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Dalbergia tamarindifolia var. acaciifolia (Dalzell) Baker; Dalbergia tamarindifolia Roxb.; Dalbergia pinnata var. acaciifolia (Dalzell) Thoth.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dalbergia pinnata var. acaciifolia (Dalzell)Thoth.
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests near streams
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in Western Ghats.
  • Key identification features : Woody Climbing shrub in dry forests
  • Flower, Fruit : March-May
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1471, HFP 2868
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : Ramanathapuram district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southwest India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
  • 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=Dalbergia acaciifolia. Downloaded on 13 July 2020.

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