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  Canavalia mollis
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Canavalia mollis Wight & Arn., Prodr. 253. 1834; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 108. 1992; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 91. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 85. 1999. Canavalia ensiformis DC. var. mollis (Wight & Arn.) Baker in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 196. 1876. Canavalia virosa (Roxb.) Wight & Arn. var. mollis (Wight & Arn.) Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 359(254).1918.
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  Description: Climbing shrubs; stem densely hairy. Leaves 3-foliolate; leaflets 13 x 8 cm, ovate, acuminate, rounded at base, densely hairy below; petiole 6 cm long; stipules lanceolate. Racemes 8 cm long, 10-flowered. Flowers 4 cm long; calyx 12 mm long, 2-lipped, upper lip emarginate, lower lip 3-lobed; standard 33 mm diam., orbicular, pink, auricled at base; wings 25 x 7 cm, oblong, obtuse; keel 18 x 7 mm, stalked; stamens monadelphous; staminal sheath 25 mm long; ovary densely hairy; ovules 4-6; style curved, stigma capitate. Pods 13 x 2.5 cm, compressed, thickened along upper suture; seeds 5, biconvex.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-April
  District(s): Idukki
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  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Ichampetty, Vavalala
   
 
   
 
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