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  Derris thothathrii
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Derris thothathrii Bennet, Indian J. For. 1: 28. 1978; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 156. 1990; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 148. 1992; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 203. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 169. 2005. Derris heyneana sensu Baker in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 244. 1878, non Benth. 1852; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 388(273). 1918.
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  Description: Stem glabrous, warted with lenticels. Leaflets 5-7 pairs, 4-6 x 1.5-2.5 cm, ovate to oblong, acuminate at apex with emarginate tip, cuneate at base, lateral nerves 7-10. Panicles axillary and terminal, peduncles densely golden brown pubescent. Bracts and bracteoles minute, ovate, golden pubescent. Calyx campanulate, 0.25-0.3 cm long, pubescent without. Corolla pinkish, 0.5-0.6 cm long. Ovary 0.5-0.6 cm long, densely ferruginous pubescent; style incurved; stigma capitate. Pods 4-6 x 1.8-2.5 cm; upper margin distinctly winged, lower minutely winged.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-March
  District(s): Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thiruvananthapuram
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  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude: 1400-1600
  Localities: Aikdau, Walayar, Mukkali dam site, Pongalapara
   
 
   
 
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