Calliandra haematocephala Hassk.

 
  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BABOOL FAMILY (बबूल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Calliandra haematocephala Hassk.
  • Common name : Powder-puff Plant, Red Powder Puff, Blood Red Tassel Flower
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Grown as an ornamental plant
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district
  • Native : South America
  • World Distribution : Africa, Asia, South and North America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : K.S.Rao-Flowering Plants of IISC, 2009; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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 haematocephala. Downloaded on 30 November 2020.

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