Sesbania bispinosa (Jacq.) W.F.Wight

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Aeschynomene bispinosa Jacq.
  • Synonym(s) : Sesbania aculeata (Willd.) Poir.; Coronilla aculeata Willd.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sesbania bispinosa (Jacq.) W.F.Wight
  • Common name : Prikly sesban, Dhaincha
  • Vernacular name : Adavi chogache (Kannada); Tentua (Oria)l Netti (Tamil); Kilannu, Kitamu, Daincha (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Scrub jungle and road sides, also marshy fields in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in plains to 1200m in or near cultivation.
  • Key identification features : Soft prickly shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 29/10/2010
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-370
  • Collection Locality : Thummalapalle, Kadapa district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district, Prakasam district, Guntur district, Kurnool district, Kadapa district
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Alappuzha district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Coimbatore district, Dharmapuri district, Salem district, Thanjavur district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • Native : Tropical Africa, Asia
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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=Sesbania bispinosa. Downloaded on 29 March 2020.

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