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  Crotalaria walkeri
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Crotalaria walkeri Arn., Nov. Acta Phys. Med. Acad. Caes. Leop. Carol. Nat. Cur. 18: 328. 1836; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 297(210). 1918; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 143. 1984; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 124. 1989; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 131. 1992; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 136. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 90. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 96. 1998; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 48. 2000; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 167. 2005; ; Ansari, Crotalaria India 290. 2008. Crotalaria semperflorens Vent. var. walkeri (Arn.) Baker in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 78. 1876.
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  Description: Scandent shrubs; stems thinly hairy. Leaves to 7 x 2.5 cm, lanceolate, acute, apiculate, rounded at base, scabrous along the nerves; stipules 5 mm long, ovate; acuminate, deflexed. Raceme 10-20-flowered, terminal; bracts 6 x 4 mm, ovate-cordate at base, deflexed; bracteoles at the middle of the pedicel. Flowers 3 cm long, standard orbicular, yellow with pink lines, wings and keels smaller. Pods 4 x 2.3 cm, oblong.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-January
  District(s): Kottayam, Kozhikkode, Idukki, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur, Palakkad
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  Habitat: Grasslands and openings in evergreen and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: South India and Sri Lanka
  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: Sholayar, Rosemala, Mangaladevi, Kakki hills, Lock-hert gap, Vavalamala
   
 
   
 
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