Rediscovery of Crotalaria digitata (Fabaceae) from Madurai district, Tamil Nadu, India

R. Kottai Muthu & R. Ganesan

Published on : 31-Dec-2012



Crotalaria digitata Hook., an endemic and rare species has been collected after 178 years from its type locality. A detailed description, illustration and information on its habitat and threats are provided based on field survey. Confusion on its distribution due to misidentification of few collections from Coorg district in Karnataka also resolved.