Crotalaria evolvuloides Wight ex Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : LEGUMINOSAE
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Crotalaria evolvuloides Wight ex Wight & Arn. var. acutifolia Gamble
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests, often in grassy patches
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills above 800m and on rocky cliffs exposed to sun.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Chikkamagaluru district, Davanagare district, Mysuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Khurda district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district, Dindigul district, Madurai district, Dharmapuri district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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=Crotalaria evolvuloides. Downloaded on 3 October 2022.

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