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  Mimosa diplotricha var. inermis
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Mimosoideae)
  Citation:  Mimosa diplotricha C. Wight ex Sanvalle var. inermis (Adelb.) Veldk., Fl. Males. Bull. 9: 416. 1987; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 67. 1992; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 11. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 170. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 113. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 244. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 128. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 112. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 339. 2009. Mimosa invisa C. Mart. var. inermis Adelb. in Reinwardtia 2(2):359.1953; M.P. Nayar & Giri, Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 3: 603.1982; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 171. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 190. 1990; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 205. 2005.
  Malayalam Name(s): Aanathottavadi, Pandithottavadi
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Giant sensitive plant
  Description: Straggling subshrubs; stem 4-angular, without prickles. Leaves alternate to 12 cm long; rachis, tomentose; pinnae 5-10 pairs; leaflets c.20 pairs, oblong, 3-7 by 0.75-1 mm, overlapping, base oblique-truncate, apex acute-mucronate. Flowers pink. Lomentum flat, margin with recurved prickles; seeds 3-5, subrhombic.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-December
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Weed in degraded forests, also in the plains
  Distribution: Native of Tropical America; a weed in India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink, White
  Weed: Yes
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Vazhachal, Kattalappara, Koruthode, Keerapady, Adoor, Moozhiar, Odanthode, Aralam, Changanassery, Campshed area, Upper Moozhiar, Mancombu, Pooyamkutty, Vaniampuzha, Akampadam
   
 
   
 
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