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  Pisum sativum
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Pisum sativum L., Sp. Pl. 727. 1753; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 181. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 349(246). 1918.
  Malayalam Name(s): Pattanikadala, Pattanipayar, Malamkadala
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Garden pea, Peas, Peason
  Description: Climbing herb with tendrils. Leaves even-pinnate, 25 x 10 cm, chartaceous, glabrous; leaflets 2-3 pairs, sub(opposite), ovate-oblong, 5 x 3 cm, base obtuse, margin coarsely toothed, apex acute; petiole 6 cm; rachis produced into a branched tendril; stipules foilaceous, larger than leaflets, oblong-lanceolate, 6 x 3 cm, toothed below and stem-clasping. Racemes to 10 cm, 2-3- flowered, or flower solitary. Calyx deeply 5-toothed, 1 cm long, glabrous; lobes oblong-acuminate, membranous. Corolla white, clawed; standard orbicular, 2 x 2.5 cm, apically notched; wings 1.8 x 1.2 cm; keels 1.5 x 0.8 cm. Stamens 9 + 1; sheath 1 cm; anthers uniform. Pistil glabrous, 0.6 cm; style apically dilated, margin reflexed, hairy on the inside near apex. Pod oblong, 8 x 1.5 cm, glabrous; seeds subglobose.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-March
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Cultivated in the High Ranges
  Distribution: Native of Europe and Central Asia, now cultivated elsewhere
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: Yes
  Endemic to:
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