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  Rhynchosia densiflora
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Rhynchosia densiflora (Roth) DC., Prodr. 2: 386.1825; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2:226.1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 376(265). 1918; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 237. 1992; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 103. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 99. 2002. Glycine densiflora Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp. 348. 1821.
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  Description: Twiners branchlets hirsute. Terminal leaflets to 9 x 6 cm, laterals 6.5 x 5 cm, obovate-rhomboid, acute, basally, 3-nerved, inequilateral, membranous, puberulus; petiole to 7 cm, stipule 4 mm, ovate, pubescent. Racemes axillary, to 6 cm long, many flowered; flowers yellow; bracts 8 x 3 mm, lanceolate, ciliate; calyx tube 2 mm, lobes 5 and 7 mm, lanceolate, acuminate, glandular pubescent; standard petal 1 x 0.7 cm, obovate; wings 1 x 0.3 cm; staminal tube 7 mm, filaments subequal; ovary 2 mm, pubescent, style 5 mm, stigma terminal. Pod 1.5 x 0.5 cm, oblong, flat, smooth, long pilose, gland dotted; seeds 2.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-April
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki
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  Habitat: Dry and moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar
  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
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  Localities: Chinnar, Churullipetty, Thunakkadavu
   
 
   
 
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