Vigna sublobata (Roxb.) Bairig. et al.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Phaseolus sublobata Roxb.
  • Synonym(s) : Vigna radiata var. sublobata (Roxb.) Verdc.; Phaseolus trinervius Wight & Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Vigna radiata var. setulosa (Dalzell) Ohwi & Ohashi
  • Common name : Wild black gram
  • Vernacular name : Banurd, Kaadu uddu (Kannada); Karumpayir (Tamil); Banbiri, Burburi (Oria); Mashpani (Sanskrit); Kattuzhunnu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests, also cultivated
  • Comments / notes : Frequent
  • Key identification features : Slender hairy climber
  • Flower, Fruit : May-April
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 13/12/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-193
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli, Nigidi forest, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; 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=Vigna sublobata. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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