Desmodium pryonii DC.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Desmodium wightii Graham ex Wight & Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Desmodium pryonii DC.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in Seshachalam Hill ranges
  • Key identification features : Erect slender herb
  • Flower, Fruit : January-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district, Chittoor district, Nellore district
    • Karnataka : Davanagare district
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Kottayam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Ramanathapuram district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; 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 pryonii. Downloaded on 9 December 2019.

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