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  Paracalyx scariosa
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Paracalyx scariosa (Roxb.) Ali, Univ. Studies Karachi 5: 95. 1968; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 150. 1988; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 227. 1992; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 111. 1998; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 300. 2009. Cylista scariosa Roxb., Pl. Corom. 1: 64. t.92. 1795; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 219. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 371(262). 1918.
  Malayalam Name(s): Alisogurmottu, Sogurmottu
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Ran Ghevada
  Description: Twining shrubs; stem densely villous. Leaves 3-foliolate; leaflets 4 x 2.5 cm, ovate, acute, densely hispid below, petiole 4 cm long; stipules ovate. Racemes to 10 cm long, axillary, many-flowered. Flowers 3.5 cm long; calyx 2-lipped; upper lip smaller, 2-lobed; lower lip 3-lobed; middle lobe boat-shaped; reticulate, scarious; petals included, standard 17 x 12 mm, obovate, deeply auricled at base, hispid, yellow; wings 13 mm long, oblong; keel 13 x 8 mm, obovate, clawed. Stamens 9+1; ovary sessile, hispid, 1-ovuled; style hairy at base, swollen at middle. Pods falcate-ovate, hairy.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-May
  District(s): Idukki, Kannur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Nepal, India, Myanmar and Thailand
  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: Thekkady, Begur, Tolpetty
   
 
   
 
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