Derris thyrsiflora var. eualata (Bedd.) Thoth.

  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Derris eualata Bedd.
  • Synonym(s) : Aganope thyrsiflora (Benth.) Polhill var. eualata (Bedd.) Thoth.; Aganope thyrsiflora (Benth.) Polhill; Derris thyrsiflora (Benth.) Benth.; Derris eualata Bedd.; Derris platyptera Baker
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aganope thyrsiflora (Benth.) Polhill
  • Common name : Flamboyant, Flame Tree, Gold Mohar
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Semi-Evergreen forests, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in forests
  • Flower, Fruit : December-August
  • Collection Nos : CJS 16006, KFP 4958, KFP 7639
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • 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; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; 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. thyrsiflora var. eualata. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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