Flemingia strobilifera (L.) R.Brown

  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species : Flemingia strobilifera
  • Basionym : Hedysarum strobiliferum L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved Name
  • Vernacular name : Simbusak (San.); Kussunt, Kusrunt (Hin.); Kanpoothi (Kan.); Nallabaddu (Tel.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0552
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R., K.R.K.Swamy & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 27/02/16
  • Collection Locality : Berbera Forest, Khurda district, Odisha State
  • Habitat : Mixed forest
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : February-April
  • Comments : Occasional in mixed forests and shady ravines in hilly areas of Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district), Galikonda Hills (Visakhapatnam district), Bison Hills (East Godavari district), West Godavari district, Srikakuklam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Sambalpur district, Berbera Forest (Khurda district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical & sub-tropical Asia; Introduced in Micronesia, Polynesia, Mauritius, West Indies, America
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; 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; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; 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=Flemingia strobilifera. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.


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