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  Crotalaria beddomeana
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Crotalaria beddomeana Thoth. & A.A. Ansari, Bull. Bot. Surv. India 20: 180. 1979; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 117. 1992; Ansari, Crotalaria India 259. 2008. Crotalaria lanata Bedd., Madras J. Lit. Sci. ser. 2, 19: 178. 1858, non Thunb. 1796; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 77. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 297(210). 1918; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 87. 1999.
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  Description: Shrubs, stems angular, pubescent. Leaves 13 x 6.5 cm, elliptic-oblong or oblanceolate, apex obtuse, apiculate, base obtuse, pubescent below, membranous; petiole 2 cm, thick, stipule 1 cm, semi-lunate. Racemes terminal, to 15 cm; bracts 1 cm, ovate, acuminate, tomentose; bracteoles 2.5 mm, ovate; calyx tube 4 mm, villous, lobes 1 cm, lanceolate. Pod glabrous, 7 x 2 cm, oblong; seeds many, 8 x 6 mm, reniform, black, shining.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-April
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Montane scrub jungles
  Distribution: India, Sri Lanka, Africa and Australia
  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:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -1300
  Localities: Olikkudy, Lock-hert gap
   
 
   
 
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