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  Crotalaria candicans
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Crotalaria candicans Wight & Arn., Prodr. 184. 1834; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 298(211). 1918; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 118. 1992; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 86. 1999; Ansari, Crotalaria India 227. 2008. Crotalaria madurensis sensu Baker in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 79. 1876 p.p., non Wight & Arn. 1834.
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  Description: Shrubs, golden tomentose. Leaves 6.5 x 1.5 cm, oblanceolate, apex obtusely acute, base cuneate, densely tomentose; petiole 2 mm, thick. Panicles terminal, to 15 cm; bracts and bracteoles 1 cm long, orbicular, tomentose; pedicel 1 cm; calyx tube 3 mm, lobes 9 x 3 mm, lower 8 mm, tomentose; standard petal 1.5 x 1.2 cm, orbicular; wings 1 x 0.5 cm, obovate; keels 2 cm long, not twisted, staminal tube 5 mm, filaments 5 and 7 mm; ovary 3 mm, densely tomentose, style 1.2 cm, pubescent. Pod 3 x 1.2 cm, oblong, sessile, golden tomentose; seeds 10-12.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-April
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grasslands
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  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: Peninsular India
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 100-2000
  Localities: Olikkudy, Aruvikad
   
 
   
 
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