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  Desmodium pryonii
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Desmodium pryonii DC., Prodr. 2:334.1825; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 129. 1989; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 160. 1992; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 101. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 94. 1999. Desmodium wightii Graham ex Wight & Arn., Prodr. 266. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 169. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 346(244). 1918.
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  Description: Erect shrubs; stems angled, villous. Leaflets to 7 x 3.5 cm, rhomboid, acuminate at apex, densely hairy below; stipule 1 cm long, broad at base, subulate above. Racemes to 23 cm long, slender; pedicel 2-4-together, 8 mm long. Flowers pink, 3 mm across; calyx 2 mm long, lobes acute, hairy; standard orbicular, not clawed. Pods 6-jointed, deeply crenate on ventral sutures, shallowly along dorsal sutures; joints 3 x 2.5 mm, glabrous.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-April
  District(s): Kottayam, Idukki
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  Habitat: Deciduous forests
  Distribution: India and Sri Lanka
  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
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  Localities: Vallavankadu, Mangaladevi, Aruvikad
   
 
   
 
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