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  Galactia tenuiflora var. villosa
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Galactia tenuiflora (Klein ex Willd.) Wight & Arn. var. villosa (Wight & Arn.) Baker in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 192. 1876; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 180. 1992. Galactia villosa Wight & Arn., Prodr. 207. 1834; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 357(252). 1918; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 187. 1990; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 97. 1999.
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  Description: Slender climbers, stem retrorsely hairy. Leaves trifoliolate; leaflets to 6.5 x 2 cm, oblong-lanceolate, mucronate, lower surface appressed hairy; petiole to 4.5 cm; stipules lanceolate, c. 4 mm long, villous. Flowers small in axillary, clustered racemes, up to 10 cm long; bracts ovate-acute, c. 1.5 mm. Calyx lobes lanceolate, subequal, villous without. Petals yellow; standard orbicular-retuse, c. 3 mm across; wings 2.5 x 1.5 mm. Stamens (9) +1. Pods to 3.5 x .3 cm, sparsely appressed pubescent, 6-8 seeded.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-February
  District(s): Idukki, Malappuram
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  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Africa, India and China
  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: Kathitheetimala, Sivapura
   
 
   
 
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