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  Dalbergia beddomei
 
  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Dalbergia beddomei Thoth., Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. (Pl. Sci.) 92: 23. 1983 & Rev. Dalberg. India 83. 1987; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 134. 1992; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 97. 1998.
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  Description: Stout climbers; stems hispid. leaves 5-foliolate; leaflets to 8.5 x 4.5 cm, elliptic-oblong, acutely obtuse at apex and base, densely fulvous-hairy below. Panicles to 4 cm long, axillary. Flowers to 8 mm long; calyx 5 mm long, lobes truncate, densely hairy; standard orbicular, greenish yellow, reflexed. Pods linear-oblong, 3 x 0.8 cm, compressed, glabrous, long-stalked; seeds 1-3.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-March
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests along stream banks
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats (Kerala)
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Kerala
  IUCN status: Endangered (EN)
  Altitude:
  Localities: Mlappara
   
 
   
 
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