Smithia salsuginea Hance

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Smithia dichotoma Dalzell
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Smithia salsuginea Hance
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Common in open moist places.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-November
  • Collection Nos : KFP 4102, KFP 12087, CS 7134
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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 salsuginea. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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