Desmodium benthamii N.P.Balakr.

 
  • 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) : Desmodium benthamii N.P.Balakr.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Stream banks of mixed forests and floor of sal forests
  • Flower, Fruit : September-May
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy, Arun Singh & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 25/02/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0505
  • Collection Locality : Mahanadi Wildlife Sanctuary, Nyagarh district (OD)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district
    • Telangana : Khammam district
    • Karnataka : Davanagare district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Sambalpur district, Ganjam district, Nayagarh district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Manjunatha et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere
  • 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=Desmodium benthamii. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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