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  Crotalaria subperfoliata
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Crotalaria subperfoliata Wight ex Wight & Arn., Prodr. 184. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 79. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 298(211). 1918; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 130. 1992; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 123. 1989; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 90. 1999; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 167. 2005; Ansari, Crotalaria India 254. 2008.
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  Description: Subshrubs, pubescent. Leaves to 4.5 x 2.5 cm, obovate-oblanceolate, apex obtuse, apiculate, base cuneate, membranous, pubescent; petiole 3 mm. Panicles terminal or lateral, many flowered; flowers yellow, pedicels 1 cm, opposite, pubescent; bracts 3 mm, ovate, acuminate; calyx tube 4 mm, lobes 7 mm, lanceolate, puberulus; standard petal 2.5 x 1.5 cm, orbicular; wings 1.5 x 0.8 cm, oblong; keels 2 x 1 cm, ovate, staminal sheath 5 mm, filaments 6 and 10 mm, anthers 4 and 0.6 mm; ovary 8 mm, stipitate, pubescent, style hirsute. Pod 3 x 1 cm, oblong-obovoid, stipitate, to 4 mm, sparsely pubescent; seeds 12-15.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: June-December
  District(s): Kottayam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta
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  Habitat: Montane scrub jungles
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  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: Peninsular India
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  Localities: Pachankalithode, Kakki hills
   
 
   
 
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