Calliandra inermis (L.) Druce

 
  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Basionym : Gleditsia inermis L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Calliandra inermis (L.) Druce
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Planted
  • Comments / notes : Mostly planted in coffee plantations. Locally abundant.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Kandhamal district, Rayagada district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
  • Native : Mexico
  • World Distribution : Widely Cultivated in tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2, pp. 92.; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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=Calliandra inermis. Downloaded on 16 December 2019.

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