Eleiotis monophylla (Burm.f.) DC.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Glycine monophyllos Burm.f.
  • Synonym(s) : Eleiotis sororia (L.) DC.; Hedysarum sororium L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eleiotis monophyllos (Burm.f.) DC.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Open deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on plains to 600m and on foothills of deciduous forests in partial shade. Also grows along fallow fields.
  • Key identification features : Long trailing herb with dotted leaves; flowers and pods small
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy, Arun Singh R & K.Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 27/11/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0237
  • Collection Locality : Sadasivakona Forest, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Prakasam district, Kadapa district, Chittoor district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Common
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Salem district, Thanjavur district, Tiruchirapalli district, Dharmapuri district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India.
  • 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=Eleiotis monophylla. Downloaded on 13 July 2020.

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