Alysicarpus vaginalis DC.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species : Alysicarpus vaginalis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Alysicarpus vaginalis DC.
  • Common name : Alyce Clover
  • Collection Nos : KFP 4580, KFP 9374
  • Collector(s) Name : S.R Ramesh & B.R.Ramesh
  • Key identification features : A small tropical herb upto 5 cm high. Leaves are simple, alternate, ovate, with long petioles. Flowers are borne on an erect inflorescence. Petal lobes are exserted and attractive. The pod is 4-8-jointed and slightly tetragonous.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : India, Asia, North America
  • Comments : A common weed that grows amongst grasses. Common in open moist places.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Krishna river bank, Arjungi-Algar road (Bijapur)
  • Distribution Locality : Bagalkot, Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chamrajnagar, Chikamagalur, Chikkaballapur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Haveri, Kodagu, Kolar, Koppal, Mandya, Mysore, Raichur, Ramanagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Yadgir
  • Floras referred : Saldanha, 1984; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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