Flemingia wallichii Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Flemingia macrophylla (Willd.) Merr.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Erect shrub with yellow glands and purple flowers
  • Flower, Fruit : February-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Kannur district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - 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.; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; 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=Flemingia wallichii. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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