Shuteria involucrata (Wall.) Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Glycine involucrata Wall.
  • Synonym(s) : Shuteria vestita Wight & Arn.; Glycine involucrate Wall. var. glabrata (Wight & Arn.) Ohashi
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Shuteria involucrata (Wall.) Wight & Arn.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests, often in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills above 1200m. Grows in dense masses on thickets by forest border.
  • Key identification features : Slender hairy climber with purple flowers
  • Flower, Fruit : November-April
  • Collection Nos : KFP 5558, KFP 11241
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, West Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Davanagare district, Dharwad district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Ganjam district, Kalhandi district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • World Distribution : India, Himalayas, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia, Malesia, China
  • 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; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; 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=Shuteria involucrata. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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