Smithia capitata Dalzell

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Smithia capitata Dalzell
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist areas in grasslands
  • Key identification features : Annual herb; flowers bluish
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2186, HFP 2275
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; 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=Smithia capitata. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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