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  Crotalaria semperflorens
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Crotalaria semperflorens Vent., Descr. Nouv. Jard. Cels. t. 17. 1800; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 78. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 297(210). 1918; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 129. 1992; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 50. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 95. 1998; ; Ansari, Crotalaria India 280. 2008. Crotalaria wallichianum Wight & Arn., Prodr. 187. 1834.
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  Description: Shrubs, to 1.5 m high; stems stout, minutely hispid. Leaves to 16 x 2 cm, obovate, obtuse at apex, acute at base, pubescent below; nerves to 10 pairs; petiole 1.5 cm long; stipule 1.5 x 1 cm, lunate. Raceme to 25 cm long; bracts lanceolate, 1 cm long. Flowers many; calyx 2 cm long, lobes lanceolate, hispid; standard 3 x 2 cm, glabrous, yellow; wings 2 x 1 cm, verrucose; keel glabrous. Pods 6 x 2.5 cm, obovate, clawed.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-February
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad
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  Habitat: Along shola forest margins
  Distribution: Peninsular India; widely distributed in Malesia
  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: Kumarikulam, Aruvikad
   
 
   
 
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