Macrotyloma ciliatum (Willd.) Verdc.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Dolichos ciliatus Willd.
  • Synonym(s) : Macrotyloma dispermus (Klein ex Willd.) Verdc.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Macrotyloma ciliatum (Willd.) Verdc.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Especially near the sea coast
  • Comments / notes : Rare
  • Key identification features : Slender climbers; leaves ciliate
  • Flower, Fruit : November-April
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Puri district, Khurda district, Ganjam district, Sambalpur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Cuddalore district, Salem district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; 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=Macrotyloma ciliatum. Downloaded on 16 December 2019.

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