Macroptilium lathyroides var. semierrectum (L.) Urban

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Phaseolus semierectus L.
  • Synonym(s) : Macroptilium lathyroides (L.) Urb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Macroptilium lathyroides (L.) Urb.
  • Common name : Bush Bean, Wild Bush Bean
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Open forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional
  • Key identification features : Annual
  • Flower, Fruit : October-November
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district
  • Native : Tropical America
  • World Distribution : Naturalised in India, Sri Lanka and Malaysia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; 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=Macroptilium lathyroides var. semierrectum. Downloaded on 14 December 2019.

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