Tephrosia tinctoria Persoon

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species : Tephrosia tinctoria
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Tephrosia tinctoria Persoon
  • Common name : Orange Tephrosia
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2329, HFP 15411, CJS 19310
  • Key identification features : A scandent herb. Leaflets 1-13, terminal one longest, oblong-elliptic, golden brown to silvery pubescent beneath. Flowers are terminal in clusters. Corolla is orange to red. Pod is pubescent. Seeds oblong, sometimes mottled.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • Comments : Grows among bushes in rocky places.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Chikamagalur, Chitradurga, Hassan, Kodagu, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha, 1984; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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