Flemingia nilgheriensis (Baker) Wight ex Cooke

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Flemingia vestita var. nilgheriensis Baker
  • Synonym(s) : Flemingia procumbens Wight, auct. non Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Flemingia nilgheriensis (Baker) T.Cooke
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Key identification features : Trailing herb with yellow glands
  • Flower, Fruit : August-February
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district
    • Odisha : Puri district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.; 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
  • 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 nilgheriensis. Downloaded on 13 July 2020.

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