Alysicarpus monilifer (L.) DC.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA OR BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species : Alysicarpus monilifer
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Alysicarpus monilifer (L.) DC.
  • Vernacular name : Kaasukkodi (Tam.); Amera (Tel.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Comments : Common in mixed deciduous forests on plains and along poor rocky grounds.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Renngaram R.F. (Salem district), Sathanur Forest (Dharmapuri district), Tiruvannamalai district (Tamil Nadu State); Seethampet forest (Srikakulam district), Narasimhula Konda (Nellore district), West Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Ganjam district, Gandamardhan Hills (Bargarh district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, Pakistan, Ethiopia
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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=Alysicarpus monilifer. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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