Rhynchosia heynei Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Rhynchosia heynei Wight & Arn.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Sea coasts
  • Key identification features : Herbaceous trailing undershrub; flowers yellow
  • Flower, Fruit : November-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Anantapur district, Kadapa district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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=Rhynchosia heynei. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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