Smithia gracilis Benth.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Smithia gracilis Benth.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Key identification features : Diffuse slender perennial herb; flowers yellow
  • Flower, Fruit : December-March
  • Collection Nos : CJS 18337
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; 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 gracilis. Downloaded on 16 December 2019.

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