Share web
 
 
 
Home Kerala Plants - DVD Search Kerala Plants Exotic Plants Garden Plants Trees Shrubs Climbers Medicinal Plants
 
KERALA PLANTS
Search Kerala Plants
Exotic Plants
Garden Plants
Trees
Herbs
Shrubs
Climbers
Medicinal Plants
GENERAL
Introduction
Location
Geology & Soil
Climate
Phytogeography
Vegetation
 
KERALA PLANTS - DVD
5094 plants; 880 exotics; 100 more multiple keys for finding plants; 20,000 more plant images; 6,800 local/trade/common names and more...>>>
   
 
  Caesalpinia decapetala
 
More images:..>> 21,000 images, 5094 plants; 880 exotics; 100 more multiple keys for finding plants; 6,800 local/trade/common names
  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Caesalpinioideae)
  Citation:  Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston in Trimen, Handb. Fl. Ceylon 6 (Suppl.): 89. 1931; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 11. 1992; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 120. 1998. Richardia decapetala Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp. 212. 1821. Caesalpinia sepiaria Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 360. 1832; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 256. 1878; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 394(279). 1919.
  Malayalam Name(s): Inna
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Black bonduc, Mysore thorn, Shoofly
  Description: Rambling shrubs; branchlets tomentose. Leaves to 30 x 20 cm, bipinnate; leaflets to 15 x 6 mm, oblong, obtuse, densely hispid. Racemes terminal, to 25 cm long. Flowers many, 2.5 cm across; bracts 7 x 3 mm, lanceolate; sepals 10 x 4 mm, oblong, obtuse; petals yellow, equal, orbicular; filaments 12 mm long, densely bearded. Pods to 7 x 2.2 cm, elliptic-oblong, flat, glabrous, 2 or 3-seeded.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-February
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Degraded forests
  Distribution: Originally from Tropical and Subtropical Asia; now widely naturalised
  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: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Kurisumala, Melmala
   
 
   
 
Pookalam Designs
 
 
 
 
 
Website Hit Counters