Share web
 
 
 
Home Kerala Plants - DVD Search Kerala Plants Exotic Plants Garden Plants Trees Shrubs Climbers Medicinal Plants
 
KERALA PLANTS
Search Kerala Plants
Exotic Plants
Garden Plants
Trees
Herbs
Shrubs
Climbers
Medicinal Plants
GENERAL
Introduction
Location
Geology & Soil
Climate
Phytogeography
Vegetation
 
KERALA PLANTS - DVD
5094 plants; 880 exotics; 100 more multiple keys for finding plants; 20,000 more plant images; 6,800 local/trade/common names and more...>>>
   
 
  Derris brevipes var. brevipes
 
More images:..>> 21,000 images, 5094 plants; 880 exotics; 100 more multiple keys for finding plants; 6,800 local/trade/common names
  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Derris brevipes (Benth.) Baker in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 244. 1878, var. brevipes; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 388(273). 1918; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 75. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 136. 1988; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 138. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 91. 1997; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 144. 1992; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 98. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 92. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 90. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 169. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 281. 2009. Derris heyneana Benth. var. brevipes Benth., J. Linn. Soc. 4 (Suppl.): 110. 1860.
  Malayalam Name(s): Nanchuvalli, Karukody, Pannivalli
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Stout climbers; branchlets slender, glabrous. Leaves 3-9-foliolate; leaflets to 12 x 5 cm, obovate-oblong, abruptly acuminate at apex, retuse, acute at base. Panicles 10 x 10 cm, axillary, rusty tomentose. Flowers 14 mm long. Calyx cupular, 4 mm long, hispid, black, lobes obtuse. Standard petal11 x 7 mm, obovate, emarginate, white, clawed; wing 9 x 3 mm, oblong; keel glabrate. Stamens monadelphous. Ovary densely hairy. Pods 5 x 2.5 cm, ovate, obtuse at either ends, densely dark brown-hispid; seeds 2.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-December
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Kannur, Kollam, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Peechi, Sholayar, Vazhani, Kallar, Kattalappara, Alampetty, Thannikkudy, Chenthamara, Dam site, Thenkudippara, Aruvanpara, Pampa, Aralam
   
 
   
 
Pookalam Designs
 
 
 
 
 
Website Hit Counters