Vigna wightii Benth.ex Bedd

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Vigna vexillata var. wightii (Benth. Ex Bedd.) Babu & Sharma
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Vigna vexillata var. wightii (Bedd.) Babu & S.K.Sharma
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests
  • Key identification features : Slender climber
  • Flower, Fruit : November-December
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Salem district, Tirunelveli district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; 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 wightii. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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