Indigofera trita var. trita L.f.

 
  • 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 hedysarioides Lam.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Indigofera trita L.f.
  • Vernacular name : Tore mentee (Kannada); Nakkanaru (Telugu)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests, waste places and margins of forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on plains up to 750m and in wastelands.
  • Key identification features : Woody herb
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 13/12/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-382
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli, Nigidi forest, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Prakasam district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Kottayam district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Gajapati district, Ganjam district, Angul district, Nayagarh district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka,Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Africa, Malay Islands, N. Australia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India.
  • 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=Indigofera trita var. trita. Downloaded on 11 July 2020.

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