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  Crotalaria grahamiana
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Crotalaria grahamiana Wight & Arn., Prodr. 194.1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 85. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 301(213). 1918; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 121. 1989; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 120. 1992; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 139. 1994; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 93. 1998; Ansari, Crotalaria India 297. 2008.
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  Description: Stout subshrubs, to 1 m tall; stems terete, villous. Leaf 5-8-foliolate; leaflets to 7 x 2 cm, digitate, oblanceolate, obtuse, glabrous above; petiole to 10 cm long. Racemes to 30 cm long, terminal; bracts 18 x 2 mm, linear-lanceolate, hairy. Flowers many, densely packed. Calyx 12 mm long, lobes equal, ovate, acute, glabrous; standard 2.5 x 2 mm, obovate, glabrous; wings 20 x 8 mm, verrucose; keel densely hairy along the margins. Pods 6 x 1.8 cm, glabrous.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-March
  District(s): Kottayam, Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grasslands and montane scrub jungles
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  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: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Endangered (EN)
  Altitude: 100-1800
  Localities: Thannikkudy, Boneccord
   
 
   
 
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