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  Parkia biglandulosa
 
  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Mimosoideae)
  Citation:  Parkia biglandulosa Wight & Arn., Prodr. 279. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 289. 1878; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 151. 1989; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 70. 1992; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 171. 1996; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 341. 2009. Mimosa pedunculata Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 551. 1832, non Poir. 1787. Parkia pedunculata (Roxb.) Macbr., Contr. Gray Herb. n.s. 59: 19. 1919.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Badmiton ball tree
  Description: Tall trees. Leaves bipinnate with 20-40 pairs of pinnae and 60-100 pairs of leaflets. Flowers in dense subspherical heads 3-4 cm in diam; peduncles 12-17 cm long. Calyx tube glabrous; teeth pilose. Corolla tubular, cleft half-way down, the segments subvalvate. Stamens 10, exserted; filiform filaments united in the lower part with each other and the corolla-tube; anthers narrow, glandless, the pollen cohering in irregular masses. Ovary stalked, many-ovuled; style filiform; stigma minute capitate. Pods downy, narrowed gradually into a long stalk, reach 30 cm or more in length.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-May
  District(s): Kottayam, Thrissur, Kollam, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Planted as avenue tree
  Distribution: Throughout South East Asia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s):
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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