Indigofera endecaphylla Jacq. ex Poir.

  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Indigofera spicata auct. non Forssk.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Indigofera endecaphylla Jacq. ex Poir.
  • Common name : Creeping Indigo
  • Vernacular name : Cherupulladi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Degraded forest areas, also in the plains
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Africa, Madagascar
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. endecaphylla. Downloaded on 12 July 2020.


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