Archidendron clypearia subsp. subcoriaceum (Thwaites) I.C.Nielsen

  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BABOOL FAMILY (बबूल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Synonym(s) : Pithecellobium subcoriaceum Thwaites; Pithecellobium anamalayanum Bedd.; Abarema subcoriacea (Thwaites) Kosterm.; Archidendron clypearia var. subcoriaceum (Thwaites) M.Gangop. & Chakrab.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Archidendron clypearia subsp. subcoriaceum (Thwaites) I.C.Nielsen
  • Habit : Tree
  • Key identification features : Unarmed tree, young parts rusty tomentose, flowers in terminal panicle, fruit curved into circle
  • Flower, Fruit : October-December
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Southern and Central Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Theni district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Nayar, T. S., et al, 2006. Flowering plants of Kerala, A hand book; Ravichandran, V. 2016. Taxonomic and Phytogeographical investigation on endemic plants of Western Ghats with special reference to Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary of Tamil Nadu (Ph.D. thesis work)
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. clypearia subsp. subcoriaceum. Downloaded on 7 July 2020.

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