Erythrina subumbrans (Hassk.) Merr.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Hypaphorus subumbrans Hassk.
  • Synonym(s) : Erythrina lithosperma Blume ex Miq.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Erythrina subumbrans (Hassk.) Merr.
  • Vernacular name : Kadu parivala (Kannada); Mullillamurikku, Venmurukku (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Open forests
  • Comments / notes : Introduced tree
  • Flower, Fruit : August-May
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district
  • Native : Malesia
  • World Distribution : India, Malaysia
  • 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; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Gowda, 2004 – Flora of Sringeri; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District
  • 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=Erythrina subumbrans. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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