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  Cajanus lineatus
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Cajanus lineatus (Wight & Arn.) van der Maesen, Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 85-4:143. 1985; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 101. 1992; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 131. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 85. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 268. 2009. Atylosia lineata Wight & Arn., Prodr. 258. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 213. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 368(260). 1918; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 138. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 126. 1988; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 69. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 147. 1990; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 31. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 89. 1998; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 157. 2005.
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  Description: Erect shrubs, branchlets silky tomentose. Leaves alternate; leaflets 3-4 x 1.5 cm, obovate or rhomboid, apex mucronate, base acute, 3-ribbed, grey tomentose below, subsessile; petiole to 1.5 cm long. Flowers to 1.5 cm long, yellow, in axillary pairs. Calyx tomentose, lobes deltoid, acuminate. Ovary densely villous. Pods to 2 x 0.8 cm, densely hairy; seeds 3.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: June-January
  District(s): Palakkad, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Kannur, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grasslands
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  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
  Endemic to: Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
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  Localities: Karimala Hills, Pachakkanam, Vallakkadavu, Karimala, Chandanathode, below Punnamala, Kakki hills, Teerthundamala, Valiyaparathode
   
 
   
 
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