Neptunia triquetra (Vahl) Benth.

  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Subfamily : Mimosoideae
  • Species : Neptunia triquetra
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Neptunia triquetra (Vahl) Benth.
  • Collection Nos : R.R.Rao 1089
  • Key identification features : Prostrate spreading herbs in cultivated fields. Stems slender, glabrescent, angled. Rachis upto 2 cm long with pinnae of about 2 pairs. Lowest pair with a small gland in between. Leaflets of about 8-12 pairs, oblong and rounded in between. Flower heads green. Calyx glabrous. Corolla yellow. Pods flat, beaked at apex, enclosing 4-6 seeds.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bijapur, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Mysore
  • Floras referred : Saldanha, 1984; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka


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