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  Cajanus trinervius
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Cajanus trinervius (DC.) van der Maesen, Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 85-4: 199. 1985; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 100. 1992. Collaea trinervia DC., Mem. Leg. 247. 1826. Atylosia major Wight & Arn., Prodr. 247.1834. Atylosia trinervia (DC.) Gamble var. major (Wight & Arn.) Prain, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 66: 45. 1897; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 368(260). 1918; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 90. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 84. 1999.
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  Description: Shrubs, densely golden brown pubescent. Leaflets to 6 x 2.2 cm, elliptic, apex obtuse, mucronate, base obtuse, pubescent above and tomentose below, glabrous above when mature, basally tri-nerved, lateral oblique at the base, ovate, elliptic, smaller; petiole 1.5 cm, petiolule 2 mm, tomentose, stipules 8 mm, triangular, acuminate. Racemes 1-2 flowered, pubescent; calyx tube 5 mm, lower teeth 7 mm, lanceolate, tomentose; petals yellow, standard petals 2 x 0.9 cm, obovate, circular, clawed; wings 15 mm, obovate; keels clawed; staminal tube 14 mm; ovary 5 mm, densely pubescent. Pod 3-4 seeded, 3 x 1.2 cm, oblong, constricted, densely pubescent.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-January
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Shola forest margins
  Distribution: 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: Pothumala, Vellimala
   
 
   
 
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