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  Flemingia macrophylla
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Flemingia macrophylla (Willd.) Prain ex Merr., Philipp. J. Sci. 5: 130. 1910; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 91. 1982; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 82. 1988; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 176. 1992; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 150. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 94. 1995; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 213. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 106. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 95. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 211. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 179. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 292. 2009. Crotalaria macrophylla Willd., Sp. Pl. 3: 982. 1802. Flemingia congesta Roxb. ex Ait.f., Hort. Kew (ed. 2) 4: 349. 1812; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 228. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 378(267). 1918; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 144. 1988. Moghania macrophylla (Willd.) O. Ktze., Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 199. 1891. Flemingia semialata Roxb., Fl. Ind. 3: 340. 1832; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 378(267). 1918; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 150. 1984; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 82. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 161. 1990; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 178. 1992; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 151. 1994; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 10. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 143. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 96. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 106. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 95. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 181. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 225. 2009. Flemingia congesta Roxb. ex Ait.f. var. semialata (Roxb.) Baker in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 229. 1876, p.p. Moghania prostrata (Roxb.) Mukerjee, Bull. Bot. Soc. Bengal 6: 19. 1953.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kamatteri, Korkattachedi
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  Description: Erect shrubs; branchlets trigonous, adpressed tomentose. Leaflets subequal, 5-14 x 2-5 cm, elliptic-lanceolate, base cuneate to rounded, apex acute to acuminate, tomentose along the nerves on both surfaces or glabrescent above, basally 3-nerved; petiole to 7 cm long, narrowly winged. Racemes axillary, clustered or single, 2.5-5.5 cm long, villous. Flowers 7-10 mm long; pedicels c. 2 mm long; bracts 4-7 mm long, lanceolate. Calyx lobes linear-lanceolate, the lower longest, much exceeding the tube, pubescent. Petals reddish; standard 7-8 mm long, oblong-obovate; wings and keels long-clawed. Pods 0.8-1.2 x 0.4-0.6 cm, oblong, turgid, covered with powdery red coating.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-January
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, also in the plains
  Distribution: Paleotropics
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Red
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 300-700
  Localities: Vazhachal, Ponmudi, Kallar, Kattalappara, Sabarimala, Anappadi, Kulathupuzha, Koruthode, Thekkady, Puliyala, Damsite, Pathenthode, Kallar, Kottur R.F., Nootavanpara, Chembotti, Moozhiar, Brahmagiri, Boneccord, Canoli, Nedumkayam, Kulathupuzha, Ettapadapp
   
 
   
 
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