Gliricidia sepium (Jacq.) Walp.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA OR BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species : Gliricidia sepium
  • Basionym : Robinia sepium Jacq.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gliricidia sepium (Jacq.) Walp.
  • Common name : Quickstick Tree, Agriculturist's Bush, The Spotted Gliricidia
  • Vernacular name : Gobbrada gida (Kan.); Vivasaaya thagarai (Tam.)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : February-May
  • Native : South America
  • Comments : Introduced in plains to 1400 m. Also in coffee plantations.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : South America; Introduced in other tropics.
  • Literature : 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; 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=Gliricidia sepium. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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