Crotalaria madurensis Wight & Arn.

  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Species : Crotalaria madurensis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Crotalaria madurensis Wight & Arn.
  • Collection Nos : CS & SS Hooper 18199
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Key identification features : Highly branched, hairy undershrubs. Leaves are simple, densely arranged, dark yellowish on both surfaces. Flowers are yellowish, silky-hairy, glabrous in axillary-terminal panicles. Calyx is deeply lobed, yellowish-brown, silky, hairy turns black when dried. Fruit is a long, yellowish, hairy pod.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu
  • Distribution Locality : Kolar, Tumkur, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka

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