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  Fernandoa adenophylla
 
  Family: BIGNONIACEAE
  Citation:  Fernandoa adenophylla (Wall. ex G.Don) Steenis, Blumea 23: 135. 1976. Bignonia adenophylla Wall. ex G.Don, Gen. Hist. 4: 22. 1837. Heterophragma adenophyllum (Wall. ex G.Don) Seem. ex Benth. & Hook.f.. Gen. Pl. 2: 1047. 1876.
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  Description: Deciduous trees, 10-15 m tall. Leaves opposite, 20-40 cm long; pinnae rusty tomentose; leaflets 2-3 (4) pairs, subsessile, the lowest pair small and closer to the base of petiole and auricle like; the terminal pair the largest, elliptic-oblong or ovate- oblong, 6-18 x 6-15 cm, entire, acute; petiole 0-6 cm,rusty tomentose-brown (especially on the undersurface). Thyrses terminal, lax-flowered. Calyx campanulate, 20 -25 mm long, 3-5-lobed, lobes subequal, rusty tomentose. Corolla tube 35 mm long, tomentose on the outside, lobes subequal, obtuse. Stamens 4, included; anther cells divaricate. Ovary 1 cm long, tomentose; style 3.5 cm long; stigma elliptic, 5 mm long. Capsule to 35 x 1.5-2 cm subterete, pendulous, twisted; seeds many, 2.5-3 cm, including the short wings.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-May
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Kozhikkode
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  Habitat: Grown as ornamental tree
  Distribution: Native of South East Asia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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