Smithia flava Prain

  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Smithia sensitiva Aiton var. flava (Dalz. ex Prain) T. Cooke
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Smithia laxiflora Wight & Arn.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : It resembles S. sensitiva Ait. With stouter stems and larger flowers than in S. sensitiva
  • Key identification features : Annual non-climbing herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-October
  • Literature : Cooke, T. (1903) The Flora of the Presidency of Bombay pp.358. Vol. 1
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. flava. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.


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