Derris canarensis (Dalzell) Baker

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Pongamia canarensis Dalzell
  • Synonym(s) : Brachypterum canarense (Dalzell) Dalzell
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Derris canarensis (Dalzell) Baker
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests
  • Key identification features : Climbing shrub with white flowers
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Collection Nos : KFP 12793, HFP 1569
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district
    • Tamil Nadu : Madurai district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; 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.
  • 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 canarensis. Downloaded on 16 December 2019.

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