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  Arachis glabrata
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Arachis glabrata Benth., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 18: 159. 1839.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Hagenbeck's Peanut
  Description: Herbaceous perennials with erect to decumbent unbranched stems with a deep, woody taproot and a dense mat of rhizomes. Leaves tetrafoliolate; leaflets ranging from linear-lanceolate to oblanceolate, obovate or cuneate up to 4 cm x 2 cm; apex acute to mucronate, base mostly obtuse, glabrous to sparsely pubescent; petiole grooved, up to 7.5 cm long, 1-2 mm diam. with pulvinus 10-15 mm above axil; stipules linear-lanceolate, falcate, up to 3 cm long, adnate to the petiole and membranous below the pulvinus; petiolule about 1 mm and rachis 10-15 mm long. Flowers sessile, axillary; hypanthium filiform, tubular, up to 10 cm long, pilose, containing the ovary at its base; standard more or less orbicular, 15-25 mm wide, yellow, soft orange to brilliant orange without red veins on back. Fruit set geocarpic, but usually scarce; fruit ovoid ca. 10 mm x 5-6 mm; seeds ovoid, whitish.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-August
  District(s): Kozhikkode, Thrissur, Malappuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as garden plant
  Distribution: Native of South America
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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