Crotalaria multiflora var. kurisumalayana (Sibichen & Nampy) Krishnaraj & Mohanan,

Krishnaraj, Moothedathu Venugopalan Nair & Mohanan, Narayanan Nair, 2012, A new Combination in Crotalaria multiflora (Arn.) Benth. (Fabaceae), Phytotaxa 44 (1), pp. 58-62: 60

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/phytotaxa.44.1.5

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5059538

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scientific name

Crotalaria multiflora var. kurisumalayana (Sibichen & Nampy) Krishnaraj & Mohanan
status

comb. et stat. nov.

Crotalaria multiflora var. kurisumalayana (Sibichen & Nampy) Krishnaraj & Mohanan  , comb. et stat. nov.

BASIONYM:— Crotalaria kurisumalayana Sibichen & Nampy (2007: 106)  .

Type:— INDIA. Kerala: Kottayam district, Vagamon hills, Kurisumala , ± 900 msl, 1. November 2002, Sibichen & Nampy 732 (Holotype CAL; Isotypes CALI, SJC! Figure 2View FIGURE 2.)  .

Distribution, habitat and phenology: — Crotalaria multiflora var. kurisumalayana  is endemic to Kerala part of Southern Western Ghats but not included in any recent floristic analysis related to endemism ( Nayar et al. 2008; Sudhakar Reddy et al. 2007). This species grows in soil pockets in exposed rocks and also in sand wall cuttings in hilly areas. The major threat noticed was habitat loss by fragmentation of hilly areas in Idukki and Kottayam district of Kerala. Flowering and fruiting from September - May.

Specimens examined:—(For C. multiflora var. multiflora  )— INDIA. Kerala: Idukki district , Vallakadavu, 850m, 12 November 1975, K  . Vivekanandan 46648 ( MH); Idukki district, Way to Mangala Devi Temple , 1075m, 10 October 1976, K  . Vivekanandan 48652 ( MH); Kottayam district, Peermedu , 1100m, 21 September 1964, K  . Vivekanandan 20315 ( MH); Kottayam district, Kuttikkanum to Peermedu , 1100m, 21 January 1965, K  . Vivekanandan 22911 ( MH); Palakkdu district, Below Ayyappan Kovil area , 900m, 26 October 1976, E  . Vajravelu 48689 ( MH)  .

(For C.multiflora var. kurisumalayana  )— INDIA. Kerala: Idukki district, Mangaladevi , 1250 m, 24 August 1985, M. C  . Lukose 1234 ( RHK); Idukki district, Elaveezhapoonchira 780m, 26 December 2002, Sibichen M  . Thomas 759 ( CALI); Idukki district, Munnar , 1800m, 26 December 2001, Sibichen M  . Thomas 671 ( CAL); Kottayam district, Vagamon hills, Kurisumala , 900m, 1 November 2002, Sibichen & Nampy 732 ( CALI); Kottayam , Panchalimedu , 26 January 2009, M. V  . Krishnaraj 61896 ( TBGT)  .

CAL

Botanical Survey of India

CALI

University of Calicut

SJC

Sir John Cass College

K

Royal Botanic Gardens

MH

Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel

E

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

M

Botanische Staatssammlung München

C

University of Copenhagen

RHK

St. Berchmans College

V

Royal British Columbia Museum - Herbarium

TBGT

Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

Fabales

Family

Fabaceae

Genus

Crotalaria

Loc

Crotalaria multiflora var. kurisumalayana (Sibichen & Nampy) Krishnaraj & Mohanan

Krishnaraj, Moothedathu Venugopalan Nair & Mohanan, Narayanan Nair 2012
2012
Loc

Crotalaria kurisumalayana

Sibichen & Nampy 2007: 106
2007