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  Cajanus heynei
 
  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Cajanus heynei (Wight & Arn.) van der Maesen, Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 85-4:129. 1985; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 101. 1992; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 131. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 88. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 85. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 268. 2009. Dunbaria heynei Wight & Arn., Prodr. 258. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 217. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 370(261). 1918; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 81. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 142. 1988; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 210. 1997; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 178. 2005.
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  Description: Twining herbs, stem patently hairy. Leaves alternate, trifoliolate; leaflets 7 x 4.5 cm, obovate, caudate-acuminate, lateral leaflets obliqe, tomentose,. Flowers 2 cm long, confined towards the tip of axillary racemes. Calyx red, pubescent. Petals yellow. Pod villous, 3 cm long; seeds 4 or 5.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-February
  District(s): Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Kollam, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kannur, Wayanad
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  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: South West India, Sri Lanka and Indo-China
  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: Peechi, Sholayar, Ponmudi, Rosemala, Kothala, Kuriarkutty, Nadugani ghats, Chembotti, Kakki hills, Begur, Ampumala
   
 
   
 
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