Tephrosia pulcherrima (Baker) Gamble

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Tephrosia tinctoria var. pulcherrima Wight ex Baker
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Tephrosia tinctoria Persoon
  • Vernacular name : Kalakkozhuppa (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests and shola borders also in the plains
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district, Dharmapuri district, Salem district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., 1983. The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1); 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=Tephrosia pulcherrima. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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