Derris brevipes (Benth.) Baker

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Derris heyneana var. brevipes Benth.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Derris brevipes (Benth.) Baker
  • Vernacular name : Nanchuvalli, Karukody, Pannivalli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Large Climbing shrub with red flowers and densely silky pods
  • Flower, Fruit : February-December
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Udupi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnatka State vol. 1. 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; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis
  • 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=Derris brevipes. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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