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  Derris canarensis
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Derris canarensis (Dalz.) Baker in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 246. 1878; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 387(273). 1918; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 144. 1992; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 138. 1996; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 50. 1998; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 169. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 281. 2009. Pongamia canarensis Dalz. in Hook.'s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 37. 1850. Brachypterum canarense (Dalz.) Dalz. in Dalz. & Gibs., Fl. Bombay 176. 1861.
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  Description: Leaves c. 25 cm long; petiole 7-9 cm long; leaflets c.16 pairs, oblong-lanceate or oblanceate, 4-10 by 1-3 cm, base subacute or cuneate, apex obtuse, lower surface pubescent in young leaves, thin-coriaceous. Panicle axillary and/ or terminal,c. 15 cm long. Flowers 3-6 per panicle-branches; standard petal suborbicular with two small callosites at base. Pod flat, oblong, upper suture winged. Seed 1 or 2, reniform.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-January
  District(s): Pathanamthitta, Idukki, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  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: Western Ghats
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  Localities: Peechi, Naduvathumoozhy
   
 
   
 
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