Wisteria sinensis (Sims) Sweet

  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Dolichos polystachyus Thunb.
  • Synonym(s) : Wisteria polystachya (Thunb.) M.R.Almeida
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Wisteria sinensis (Sims) Sweet
  • Habit : Climber
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated in Victoria Gardens, Mumbai
  • Key identification features : Woody, perennial and deciduous; flowers blue to lilac
  • Flower, Fruit : February-March
  • Native : China
  • Literature : M.R. Almeida (1998). Flora of Maharashtra vol.2
  • 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=Wisteria sinensis. Downloaded on 5 August 2021.

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