Mimosa himalayana Gamble

  • Family : MIMOSACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BABOOL FAMILY (बबूल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Synonym(s) : Mimosa rubicaulis ssp. himalayana (Gamble) H.Ohashi
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Mimosa himalayana Gamble
  • Vernacular name : Sandra tiga, Kodimudusu, Undra Ventra (Telugu); Kirkichi, Kirkichikanta (Oria)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Common in scrub forests, sometimes in hedges
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Khurda district, Bargarh district, Bolangir district
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, Bhutan, Himalayas
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
  • 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=Mimosa himalayana. Downloaded on 8 December 2021.

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