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  Dalbergia volubilis
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Dalbergia volubilis Roxb., Corom. Pl. 2: 48. t.191. 1805; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 235. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 384(270). 1918; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 145. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 124. 1985; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 135. 1988; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 75. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 155. 1990; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 142. 1992; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 17. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 137. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 97. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 90. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 201. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 279. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Mrithi
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  Description: Climbers; stem softly hairy. Leaves 8-10-foliolate; leaflets to 3 x 1.5 cm, obovate-oblong, obtuse at apex, glabrous. Panicle 25 x 10 cm, terminal. Flowers 10 mm across, bluish-pink; calyx 5 mm long, lobes ovate, acute, hairy; standard 8 mm across, reflexed; keel 5 x 3 mm, glabrous; stamens isodiadelphous. Pod to 3.5 x 1.5 cm, elliptic, obtuse at apex, shortly cuspidate, stalked, glabrous; seed solitary.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-June
  District(s): Palakkad, Kasaragode, Kollam, Idukki, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: India, Sri Lanka and Myanmar
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 400-750
  Localities: Peechi, Vellanimala, Chimmini, Vazhani, Kattalappara, Kulathupuzha, Karuvara, Parambikulam, Agali, Dhoni R. F., Vallakkadavu, Nelluyampathy forests, Chindaki forest, Madathara, Kasaragod, Punalur, Edacode, Damsite, Begur, Karimbam, Tolpetty, Olipara fore
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