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  Crotalaria wightiana
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Crotalaria wightiana Graham ex Wight & Arn., Prodr. 181. 1834; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 291(205). 1918; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 131. 1992; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 50. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 96. 1998; ; Ansari, Crotalaria India 72. 2008. Crotalaria rubiginosa Willd. var. wightiana (Graham ex Wight & Arn.) Baker in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 70. 1876.
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  Description: Shrubs, to 1.5 m high; stem terete, densely hairy. Leaves to 10 x 7 cm, obovate, obtuse to retuse at apex, acute at base; densely fulvous hairy; nerves glandular; stipules decurrent, broadened into a triangular upper part. Raceme 3-5-flowered, axillary; bracts ovate; bracteoles larger. Flowers 25 mm long; calyx 25 mm long, lobes lanceolate, unequal, hairy; standard 17 mm across, orbicular, thinly pubescent along back; keel pubescent along the margins. Pods 4.5 x 1.3 cm, oblong, glabrous.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-January
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Along margins of shola forests
  Distribution: 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: Swamikkayam
   
 
   
 
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