Galactia tenuiflora var. tenuiflora

  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species : Galactia tenuiflora
  • Variety : tenuiflora
  • Basionym : Glycine tenuiflora Willd.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Galactia tenuiflora (Willd.) Wight & Arn.
  • Vernacular name : Banakaolata (Ori.)
  • Collection Nos : FAP 40377
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 02/10/10
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli, Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh State
  • Habitat : Deciduous forest
  • Habit : Climber
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Comments : Occasional on open hill slopes amongst rocks and boulders in shallow soil up to 1000 m. Also along road cuttings of the ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Tiruchirapalli district, Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district) (Tamil Nadu State); Anantagiri Hills (Visakhapatnam district), Galikonda Hills (Visakhapatnam district), Kadapa district, Anantapur district, Guntur district, Chittoor district (Andhra Pradesh State); Koraput district, Ganjam district, Khurda district, Gandhamardan Hills (Bargarh district), Kalahandi district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; 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. tenuiflora var. tenuiflora. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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  • andres 2020-08-06 08:05:41

    dear flora of Ghats im a colombian botanist, am making the revision of colombian Galactia (fabaceae), could I use your photos of Galactia tenuiflora, i will cite the credits really thanks
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