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  Dysolobium dolichoides
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Dysolobium dolichoides (Roxb.) Prain, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 66. 2. 427. 1897; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 169. 1992; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 210. 1997. Phaseolus dolichoides Roxb., Fl. Ind. 3: 290. 1832. Vigna dolichoides (Roxb.) Baker in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 206. 1876.
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  Description: Twining shrubs; stem villous. Leaves trifoliolate; leaflets to 13 x 7.5 cm, end one rhomboid or ovate, laterals inequilateral, ovate-lanceolate, basally 3-nerved, chartaceous, lower surface pubescent; stipule ovate-acute, tomentose. Flowers in axillary racemes, to 5 cm long; bracts and bracteoles subulate, caduceus. Calyx lobes subequal. Petals bluish white; standard orbicular, 1.5 cm across; wings oblong, auricled at base; keels curved. Stamens (9) + 1, filaments alternately long and short. Pod densely brown-tomentose, to 6 cm long.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-January
  District(s): Malappuram
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  Habitat: Deciduous forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Kanjirakadavu
   
 
   
 
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