Sophora secundiflora (Ortega) DC.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sophora secundiflora (Ortega) DC.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Small trees, 9-10 m tall. Inflorescences of one sided racemes. Flowers violet-blue, standard marked near base with a few dark spots, fragrant. Pods white, tomentose, terete. Seeds bright scarlet
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated in gardens
  • Flower, Fruit : July-August
  • Native : Texas and Mexico
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.965. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • 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=Sophora secundiflora. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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