Aeschynomene americana L.

  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species : Aeschynomene americana
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aeschynomene americana L.
  • Common name : American Joint Vetch, Shy leaf, Sola Pith Plant.
  • Vernacular name : Sorghas (Hin.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : October- December
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Comments : Occasional along riversides and ponds.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Sambalpur district, Bolangir district, Khurda district, Gandhamardan Hills (Bargarh district), Kalahandi district, Koraput district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical America, India, Caribbean Islands, Java, Philippines
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. americana. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.


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