Smithia setulosa Dalzell

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Smithia setulosa Dalzell
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Rocky slopes in grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in grasslands of Western Ghats.
  • Key identification features : An erect annual herb, bristly
  • Flower, Fruit : October-January
  • Collection Nos : KFP 4149, KFP 10304
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Davanagare district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanyakumari district, The Nilgiri district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southwest India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; 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 setulosa. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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