Abrus fruticulosus Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA OR BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species : Abrus fruticulosus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Abrus fruticulosus Wight & Arn.
  • Habit : Climbing Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : October-January
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Rare in Eastern Ghats. Origin uncertain. This seems to be a variable species across the geographic range. For expert comments c.f. IUCN, 2014.
  • Conservation Status : Data Deficient (DD)
  • Distribution Locality : Nagarjunakonda Hills (Guntur district) (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India; Origin uncertain
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Abrus fruticulosus. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

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