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  Aganope thyrsiflora var. eualata
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Aganope thyrsiflora (Benth.) Polhill var. eualata (Bedd.) Thoth. & Das, Rheedea 2: 63. 1992; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 129. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 88. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 88. 1998; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 264. 2009. Derris thyrsiflora Benth. var. eualata (Bedd.) Thoth., Bull. Bot. Surv. India 3: 195. 1961; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 31. 1996; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 144. 1994; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 203. 2002; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 216. 2009. Derris eualata Bedd., Ic. t. 186. 1868-1874; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 388(274). 1918. Derris platyptera Baker in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 245. 1878. Aganope thyrsiflora (Benth.) Polhill, Kew Bull. 25: 270. 1971; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 80. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 137. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 116. 1985; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 158. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 145. 1990; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 76. 1992.
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  Description: Large woody climbing shrubs. Leaflets 7-9, 4-10 x 2.5-4 cm, elliptic-ovate, apex acuminate, base rounded. Flowers in axillary and terminal large panicles of racemes; peduncles and pedicels densely pubescent. Calyx 2.5-3 mm long, campanulate, truncate, densely pubescent without. Corolla white, 5-7 mm long. Stamens with filaments 5-6 mm long, united half-way. Ovary 5-6 mm long, laterally compressed, densely hairy, winged on both sutures, reticulate without. Seeds 1-3, compressed.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-August
  District(s): Alappuzha, Kasaragode, Kollam, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikkode, Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Wayanad, Kannur
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen forests, also in the plains
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 300-700
  Localities: Sholayar, Vazhachal, Vazhani, Kattalappara, Pamba, Panathur, Payyavur, Taliparamba, Mukkali forests, Siruvani slopes, Vattappara-Inchikuzhi, Elanginelvallikavu, Karamanayar region, Bonaccord, Athirumala
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