strobilifera: bearing cone-like structures
Rounded National Status Rank: NNA - Not Applicable
"Notes: Western Ghats & Eastern Ghats, Moist Deciduous to Evergreen Forests"
Rounded Global Status Rank: GNR - Not Yet Ranked
Flowering class: Dicot Habit: Shrub
Flemingia strobilifera is a flowering plant in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the sub family Faboideae. F. strobilifera is native to Eastern Asia. It is common in China, Taiwan, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Laos, Myanmar; Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea and Philippines.
It is known as makhiyoti (মাখিয়তী) in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam. It is an essential part of the Bihu (গৰু বিহু) festival, during which the cattle are washed and gently beaten with twigs of this plant.
Flemingia strobilifera found in Panchkhal valley
Dry flower which lasts for a long time
Regularity: Regularly occurring
State - Kerala, District/s: All Districts
"Maharashtra: Kolhapur Karnataka: Chikmagalur, Coorg, Hassan, Mysore, N. Kanara, Shimoga, S. Kanara Kerala: All districts Tamil Nadu: Coimbatore, Nilgiri, Salem, Tirunelveli"
Distribution: Pakistan, Sind (Prain in J. As. Soc. Beng. 66:347-522. 1897); India; Ceylon; China, Yunnan; Burma; Malaya; Java; Thailand; introduced in Mauritius and Jamaica.