Hardwickia binata Roxb.

  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Species : Hardwickia binata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hardwickia binata Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Kammara (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 9035, KFP 10424
  • Endemism : India
  • Key identification features : A large-sized deciduous tree. Leaves are compound with 2 leaflets which are ovate, trapezoid, oblique at base and about, 3-5 nerved. Flowers appear in loose panicles, are small, with delicate filiform pedicel. Stamens are alternate, long and short. Pod is strap-shaped, traversed by prominent veins and is single seeded. Wood is hard and used in making cart wheels, ploughs, bridges etc.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Bellary, Bijapur, Chitradurga, Dharwad, Mysore, Tumkur
  • Floras referred : Saldanha, 1984; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka


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