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  Crotalaria pallida var. pallida
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Crotalaria pallida Dryand. in Ait., Hort. Kew (ed. 1) 3: 20. 1789, var. pallida: Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 78. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 142. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 121. 1985; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 72. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 132. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 122. 1989; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 174. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 152. 1990; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 126. 1992; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 142. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 97. 1995; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 135. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 89. 1997; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 50. 1998; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 182. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 94. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 88. 1999; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 164. 2005; Ansari, Crotalaria India 337. 2008; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 209. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 274. 2009. Crotalaria mucronata Desv., J. Bot. 3: 76. 1814. Crotalaria striata DC., Prodr. 2: 131. 1825; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 84. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 301(212). 1918. Crotalaria striata DC. var. acutifolia Trimen, Handb. Fl. Ceylon 2: 19. 1984.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kilukkachedi, Kilukilikki, Kilukkampettichedi
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Brusquillo, Cascabelitos, Ding Ding, Salts Rattlebox, Smooth Crotalaria, Smooth Rattlebox, Streaked Rattlepod, Striped Crotalaria
  Description: Erect undershrubs, up to 1.6 cm tall; branches puberulous. Leaves 3-foliolate; leaflets subequal, 3-7 x 1.8-4 cm, obovate or elliptic-ovate, apex obtuse or acute, base cuneate, membranous, glaucous below; petiole 3-7 cm long; stipules 1-3 mm long, setaceous, deciduous. Flowers c. 1.3 cm long, in teminal many-flowered racemes, up to 25 cm long; pedicels 3-4 mm long; bracts to 3 mm long, subulate. Calyx 5-7 mm long, upper 2-lobes united, other lobes lanceolate, adpressed tomentose. Petals yellow with prominent reddish veins; standard c. 1.2 cm long, broadly elliptic; keels curved and beaked. Stamens 10, monadelphous. Style abruptly incurved at the base; stigma oblique. Pods 3-4.2 x 0.6-0.8 cm, oblong-cylindrical; seeds 18-30, brown.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-January
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Degraded forest areas, also in the plains
  Distribution: Pantropical
  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:
  Localities: Peechi, Rosemala, Gellimala, Chinnar, Thekkady, Pathenthode, Damsite, Upper Moozhiar, Manantody, Tolpetty, Kumbla, Mundurapalai river side, Ayalur slopes, Mukkali forests, Ponmudi, Komana, Nedumkayam, Thenmalai, Kulathupuzha, Ettapadappu, Ariankavu
   
 
   
 
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