Alysicarpus racemosus Benth.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA OR BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species : Alysicarpus racemosus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Desmodiastrum racemosum (Benth.) A.Pramanik & Thoth.
  • Collection Nos : RRLB 3643
  • Collector(s) Name : H.O Saxena & M. Brahmam
  • Collection Date : 26/10/78
  • Collection Locality : Mahendragiri, Ganjam district, Odisha
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Key identification features : Flowers purple
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Rare in grassy hill slopes of northern Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Srikakulam district, Vijayanagaram district (Andhra Pradesh State); Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • 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 and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
  • 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 racemosus. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

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