Vicia sativa L.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Vicia sativa L.
  • Common name : Common vetch, Spring vetch
  • Vernacular name : Choni, Rothi (Oria); Ankara, Aktha (Hindi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Weed in cultivated lands
  • Key identification features : A slender climbing herb with purple-red flowers
  • Flower, Fruit : December-March
  • Distribution :
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district
  • World Distribution : India, Europe
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 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=Vicia sativa. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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