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  Crotalaria peduncularis
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Crotalaria peduncularis Graham ex Wight & Arn., Prodr. 186. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 74. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 293(207). 1918; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 122. 1989; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 127. 1992; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 94. 1998; Ansari, Crotalaria India 274. 2008. Crotalaria elegans Bedd., Madras J. Lit. Sci. ser. 2, 19: 178. 1858 & Ic. t. 106. 1868-1874.
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  Description: Undershrubs, to 1 m tall, glabrous; stems striate. Leaves to 17 x 1 cm, glabrous, stipule absent. Racemes terminal, many-flowered; bracts 10 mm long, ovate, shortly decurrent along the rachis. Flowers distant; pedicels 2.5 cm long; calyx 10 mm long, lobes acute; standard 15 mm across; pale yellow; wings 10 x 5 mm, verrucose; keel ciliate along the margins. Pods 6 x 1.5 cm, stalked; seeds dull yellow, shining.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-January
  District(s): Kottayam, Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests and savannahs
  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:
  Altitude: 100-1700
  Localities: Mangaladevi, Kavalappara
   
 
   
 
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