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  Crotalaria heyneana
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Crotalaria heyneana Graham ex Wight & Arn., Prodr. 187. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 78. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 297(210). 1918; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 141. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 120. 1985; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 71. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 131. 1988; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 121. 1992; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 171. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 150. 1990; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 10,17. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 134. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 180. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 93. 1998; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 47. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 87. 2002; Ansari, Crotalaria India 265. 2008; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 273. 2009.
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  Description: Erect shrubs; stem 3-angled, villous. Leaves simple, alternate, 9 x 7 cm, ovate, obtuse, cuneate at base, minutely hairy below; stipule 7 mm broad, semi-lunar. Raceme to 20 cm long, terminal; bracts deflexed. Flowers numerous; pedicels 6-7 mm long, bracteolate at middle. Calyx 8 mm long, lobes ovate, acuminate, thinly hairy. Petals white or bluish white; standard 12 x 8 mm, glabrous; wings 10 x 6 mm; keel glabrous. Pods 35 x 13 mm, minutely hispid, clawed.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-December
  District(s): Palakkad, Kozhikkode, Kasaragode, Kollam, Idukki, Malappuram, Kannur, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous and semi-evergreen forests, also in the plains
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Violet, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -900
  Localities: Peechi, Vellanimala, Methaganam, Chokkampetti, Koruthode, Thunakkadavu, Arayad, Panthenthode border, Kannoth, Tirunalli, Parappa, Payyavur, Chindaki forest, Pathenthode, Kaikatty forests-Pothundy, Sappal hill-Dhoni R. F., Nedumkayam, Kanjirakadavu, Karul
   
 
   
 
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