Dolichos falcatus Klein ex Willd.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dolichos trilobus subsp. trilobus L.
  • Vernacular name : Kattamara, Kattumuthira (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
  • World Distribution : Africa, East Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore district; 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. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Dolichos falcatus. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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