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  Dalbergia congesta
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Dalbergia congesta Graham ex Wight & Arn., Prodr. 265. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 232. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 382(269). 1918; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 135. 1992; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 91. 1999.
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  Description: Young branchlets and inflorescence tawny-pubescent, lenticellate. Leaves 10-11 cm; leaflets 5-11, upper to 5 x 2.5 cm, lower smaller, elliptic-oblong, apex obtuse; emarginate, base rounded, pubescent when young, later glabrous; petiole to 3 cm, petiolule 3 mm. Panicles axillary, to 10 cm, pubescent; flowers yellowish-white; bracts 2 mm, ovate, persistent; bracteoles 2, 2 mm, pedicel 1 mm; calyx 5 mm, campanulate, subequal; standard petal 7 x 4 mm, orbicular, emarginate, clawed; wings 3 x 2 mm, sagitate, clawed to 4 mm; keel boat shaped; staminal tube 4 mm, filaments 2 mm, alternately longer and shorter; ovary 6 mm, stipitate, glabrous, ovule 1. Pod oblong, flat, 1-seeded.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-April
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Endangered (EN)
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  Localities: Vanchikulam
   
 
   
 
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