Zornia gibbosa Spanoghe

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Zornia gibbosa Span.
  • Vernacular name : Pori karappaan thalai (Tamil); Landgu (Marathi); Tandijajpani, Birmoch (Hindi); Kozhuppa, Murikutti (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Scrub jungles, degraded forests and in plains up to 1400 m
  • Key identification features : Much branched annual herb
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy, Arun Singh R & K.Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 19/11/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0177
  • Collection Locality : Palamner forest range, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Throughout Eastern Ghats
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : Himalayas, India, China, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Bhutan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of Indai.
  • 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=Zornia gibbosa. Downloaded on 20 April 2021.

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