Vigna sahyadriana M.M.Aitawade, S.P. Sutar, S.R. Rao, S.K. Malik, S.R.Yadav and K.V.Bhat

  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : PAPILIONOIDEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in Plant list
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : The species is named after the Sahyadri ranges where it occurs. Common in Ghats
  • Key identification features : Major characters are 7 – 12 mature pods per infructescence, 6 – 6.5 cm long with 10 – 15-seeded pods, narrow falcate stipules and arillate seeds.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-November
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Aitawade, M.M., S.P. Sutar, S.R. Rao, S.K. Malik, S.R.Yadav and K.V.Bhat (2012). Section Ceratotropis of subgenus Ceratotropis of Vigna(Leguminosae – Papilionoideae) in India with a new speciesfrom northern Western Ghats. Rheedea 22(1): 20.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. sahyadriana. Downloaded on 4 July 2020.


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