Derris ovalifolia

Derris ovalifolia (Wight & Arn.)Benth., F.A.W.Miquel, Pl. Jungh.: 252 (1852) (syn: Millettia ovalifolia (Wight & Arn.) Kurz; Phaseoloides ovalifolium (Wight & Arn.) Kuntze; Pongamia ovalifolia Wight & Arn.; Pterocarpus ovalifolius (Benth.) Kuntze); . BSI Flora of India gives distribution as Maharashtra, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu; . Derris ovalifolia: 2 high res. images. Found in a sacred grove in Oorani village, ECR […]

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Derris monticola

Derris monticola (Kurz) Prain (syn: Millettia monticola Kurz); India; Myanmar; Thailand as per Catalogue of Life;   MS June, 2019/16 Derris sp. for ID : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4) Location : Aizawl, Mizoram Date : 30-06-2019 Habit : Climbing shrub Habitat : Wild Pl. check comparative images at  https://sites.google.com/site/efloraofindia/species/a–-l/f/fabaceae/derris What are the […]

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Derris canarensis

Derris canarensis (Dalzell) Baker, (Syn: Brachypterum canarense (Dalzell) Dalzell; Deguelia canarensis (Baker) Taub.; Deguelia oblonga (Benth.) Taub.; Derris ovalifolia (Wight & Arn.) “Benth., p.p.”; Pongamia canarensis Dalzell);  DER-riss — leather covering; referring to the tough seed pods¿ kuh-nair-EN-sis ? — of or from the Canara or Kanara region in s-w India commonly known as: Kanara derris […]

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Derris trifoliata

Derris trifoliata Lour. (Syn. Dalbergia heterophylla Willd.; Deguelia trifoliata (Lour.) Taub.; Deguelia uliginosa (Willd.) Baill.; Deguelia uliginosa var. loureiri Benth.; Derris affinis Benth.; Derris floribunda Prain; Derris forsteniana Miq.; Derris heterophylla (Willd.) K.Heyne; Derris heteropylla (Willd.) Backer; Derris uliginosa (Willd.) Benth.; Galedupa uliginosa (Willd.) Roxb.; Pongamia madagascariensis Bojer ex Oliver; Pongamia madagascariensis Baker; Pongamia uliginosa […]

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Derris scandens

Derris scandens (Roxb.) Benth. (syn. Brachypterum scandens Benth.; Brachypterum timorense Benth.; Dalbergia scandens Roxb.; Dalbergia timoriensis DC.; Deguelia timoriensis (DC.) Taub.; Derris timoriensis (DC.) Pittier; Galedupa frutescens Blanco; Millettia litoralis Dunn;                            Brachypterum scandens (Roxb.) Wight);   DER-riss — leather covering; referring to the tough seed pods … Dave’s Botanary SKAN-dens — climbing or sprawling … Dave’s […]

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Derris heyneana

Derris heyneana (Wight & Arn.) Benth. (Syn: Derris bakeri Thoth.; Derris heyneana var. paniculata Baker; Pongamia heyneana Wight & Arn.);  DER-riss — leather covering; referring to the tough seed podshey-nee-AH-na — named for Dr B Heyne, German botanist and traveller commonly known as: climbing derris, Heyne’s derris • Marathi: गारवेल garvel Endemic to: Western Ghats (India)    Fabaceae […]

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