Derris brevipes var. coriacea Baker

  • 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) : Derris brevipes var. coriacea Baker ( Not Found in Plant List)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Climbing shrubs with alternate leaves; Flowers are rusty tomentose in long, dense axillary-terminal panicles; Calyx campanulate, toothed; Corolla red, pubescent; pod with brown pubescent, turgid; seeds one to three, reddish-brown.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Madurai district, The Nilgiri district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; 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. brevipes var. coriacea. Downloaded on 11 July 2020.


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