Lonchocarpus sericeus (Poir.) DC.

  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Robina sericea Poir.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lonchocarpus sericeus (Poir.) DC.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated in gardens
  • Key identification features : Leaflets ovate, coriaceous, obtuse or shortly acuminate at apex. Inflorescence in paniculate erect racemes. Pedicels and calyx sericeus pubescent.
  • Flower, Fruit : July
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.964. Botanical survey of India, Govt. 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=Lonchocarpus sericeus. Downloaded on 4 July 2020.

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