Parkia roxburghii G.Don

 
  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Parkia timoriana (DC.) Merr.
  • Vernacular name : Shivalingada mara (Kannada)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Planted
  • Comments / notes : It is said that the pods are eaten in Burma
  • Key identification features : Large tree with pendulous flower heads.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-March
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District
  • 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=Parkia roxburghii. Downloaded on 8 December 2019.

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