Humboldtia brunonis Wall.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Species : Humboldtia brunonis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Humboldtia brunonis Wall.
  • Vernacular name : Hasige mara (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : CJS 10592, CJS 15990, CJS 12834, KFP 6564
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Key identification features : A small evergreen tree of Western Ghats. Leaves are compound with short petiole and even pinnate; leaflets in 2 pairs, up to 20cm long and 7 cm broad; stipules are leaf-like with kidney-shaped basal appendages Inflorescence is a raceme, up to 15cm long. Flowers are attractive with pink sepals and white petals tinged pink. Fruit is a leathery pod.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Frequent in evergreen forests of Western Ghats and as an understorey.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Hassan, Shimoga , Kodagu
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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