Indigofera uniflora Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Indigofera uniflora Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Chuvannamaneli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests and denuded hillocks
  • Key identification features : Prostrate perennial herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Collection Nos : KFP 4935, KFP 12042
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Dakshina Kannada district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Alappuzha district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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 uniflora. Downloaded on 12 July 2020.

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