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  Cajanus albicans
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Cajanus albicans (Wight & Arn.) van der Maesen, Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 85-4: 55. 1985; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 99. 1992; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 267. 2009. Cantharospermum albicans Wight & Arn., Prodr. 256. 1834 p.p. Atylosia albicans (Wight & Arn.) Benth. in Miq., Pl. Jungh. 243. 1852; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 215. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 369(260). 1918; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 126. 1988; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 136. 1994; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 89. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 84. 1999. Cajanus wightii Graham ex Wight & Arn., Prodr. 256. 1834.
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  Description: Twiners; branchlets white-canescent. Leaflets 3-4.5 x 2-4 cm, obovate, apex rounded, base obtuse, grey pubescent below, nerves ca. 4 pairs, laterals oblique; petiole to 2-4 cm, petiolule 2 mm, pubescent, stipules 3 mm. Racemes lax, to 4 cm; bracts 3 mm; calyx tube 3 mm, lobes 1.5 mm, triangular, pubescent; petals persistent, yellow. Pod 3.5 x 1 cm, transversally flattened, grey pubescent, strongly mucronate.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-April
  District(s): Idukki, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad
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  Habitat: Deciduous forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Thayanankkudy, Swamikkayam, Baveli
   
 
   
 
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