Tephrosia villosa (L.) Pers.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species : Tephrosia villosa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Tephrosia villosa (L.) Pers.
  • Common name : Shaggy wild Indigo
  • Collection Nos : KFP 9003, KFP 9814
  • Key identification features : A branched, densely hairy herb. Leaves are compound, alternate. Leaflets, with 11-19 pairs, lanceolate and retuse. Flowers are small, in terminal clusters. Fruit is a flattened, curved and hairy pod with 6-8 seeds.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka, Tropical Africa
  • Comments : Not common.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Bellary, Bijapur, Davanagere, Gulbarga, Hassan, Kolar, Mysore, Tumkur, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha, 1984; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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