Hedysarum cuneifolium Roth

  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Taverniera nummularifolia auct. non DC.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Taverniera cuneifolia (Roth) Ali
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Key identification features : A much branched undershrub, branches twiggy, terete, minutely velvety, canescent. Leaves one-foliate. Leaflets very variable. Flowers in lax racemes. Pods with 1-2, one seeded joints.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-February
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Jalgaon district, Pune district, Nashik district
  • Literature : M.R. Almeida (1998). Flora of Maharashtra vol.2
  • 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=Hedysarum cuneifolium. Downloaded on 6 July 2020.


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