Stylosanthes guianensis (Aubl.) Sw.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Trifolium guianensis Aubl.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Stylosanthes guianensis (Aubl.) Sw.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Foothills of forests and village sides
  • Flower, Fruit : July-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy & Neol Sebastian
  • Collection Date : 13-01-2019
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-2284
  • Collection Locality : Oothu shola view point, KMTR, Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district
    • Kerala : Thrissur district, Ernakulam district, Alappuzha district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tirunelveli district
  • Native : Central America
  • World Distribution : Introduced and naturalised in Tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : K.S.Rao-Flowering Plants of IISC, 2009; 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=Stylosanthes guianensis. Downloaded on 5 July 2020.

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