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  Cajanus rugosus
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Cajanus rugosus (Wight & Arn.) van der Maesen, Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 85-84:179. 1985; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 100. 1992. Atylosia rugosa Wight & Arn., Prodr. 257. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 215. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 369(260). 1918; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 90. 1998.
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  Description: Climbers; stems ridged, tomentose. Leaflets 3.5 x 3 cm, obovate, acute at base, reticulate below, densely tomentose on both sides; petiole 3-4 cm long. Raceme to 4 cm long, peduncled. Flowers 3-5, yellow; calyx 7 mm long, lobes ovate, acute, densely hairy outside; standard 10 x 8 mm, retuse, auricled, yellow with red lines; wings 8 x 3 mm, obovate; keel 9 mm long, gibbous to one side.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-December
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grasslands
  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: Mangaladevi
   
 
   
 
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