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  Crotalaria dubia
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Crotalaria dubia Graham ex Benth. in Hook.'s London J. Bot. 2: 568. 1843; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 73. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 296(209). 1918; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 130. 1988; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 119. 1992; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 139. 1994; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 178. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 86. 2002; Ansari, Crotalaria India 90. 2008; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 273. 2009.
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  Description: Shrubs, branchlets silky pubescent. Leaves 3-5 x 2 cm, obovate, apex obtuse, mucronate, subsessile. Flowers in short terminal heads; bracts and bracteoles 4 mm, ovate, acuminate; calyx lobed, lobes to 4 mm; corolla yellow, standard to 1 x 0.3 cm oblong; wings 11 x 2 mm, linear; keels curved, ca 1 x 0.5 cm. Pods to 6 x 3 mm, 4-6 seeded; seeds 2 mm across, reniform.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-December
  District(s): Palakkad, Malappuram, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad
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  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: India, Bangladesh and Myanmar
  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: Thunakkadavu, Chindaki forest, Tolpetty, Ponmudi, Boneccord, Vaniampuzha
   
 
   
 
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