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  Entada rheedei
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Mimosoideae)
  Citation:  Entada rheedei Spreng., Syst. Veg. 2: 325. 1825 "rheedii"; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 170. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 188. 1990; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 66. 1992; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 170. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 113. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 243. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 127. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 122. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 112. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 238. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 204. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 339. 2009. Mimosa entada L., Sp. Pl. 518. 1753. Entada pursaetha DC., Prodr. 2: 425. 1825; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 167. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 150. 1985. Entada monostachya DC., Prodr. 2: 425. 1825; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 174 Entada scandens sensu Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 86. 1878, non Benth. 1841; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 417(296). 1919.
  Malayalam Name(s): Ahakkatlo, Kakkavalli, Kukkumkai, Paranda, Paranda-ka-valli, Perunkakkavalli, Thellikody
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Elephant creeper
  Description: Lianas, tendrillate, stems glabrous. Leaves bipinnate, pinnae 2 or 3 pairs, the terminal pair modified into a tendril; leaflets 4-7 pairs, 5 x 2.5 cm, curved-oblong, obtuse, inequilateral. Spikes to 35 x 0.8 cm, axillary, solitary or paired, erect. Flowers 3 mm long, densely packed, yellow. Calyx cupular, truncate. Petals 4, free, valvate; stamens 10, free; filaments 6 mm long, ovary many-ovuled; style slender; stigma concave. Pods to 1 m long, thick, woody, crenate on both sutures; seeds many, biconvex, 5 cm across, orbicular, smooth.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-April
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram, Kasaragode, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kannur, Thrissur, Wayanad, Kozhikkode
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Evergreen forests along sides of rivers
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Vazhachal, Poringal, Rosemala, Kattalappara, Champakkad, Koruthode, Umikuppan, Kariamchola, Upper Moozhiar, Thannithode, Kannoth, Mukkali forests, Konnakadu, Pooyamkutty, Punchakolli, Peppara, Bonaccord
   
 
   
 
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