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  Rhynchosia rothii
 
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  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Rhynchosia rothii Benth. ex Aitch., Cat. Pl. Punjab & Sind. 50. 1869; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 85. 1988; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 240. 1992. Rhynchosia sericea Span., Linnaea 15: 195. 1841, non Hook. & Arn., 1833; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 225. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 375(265). 1918.
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  Description: Climbing shrubs. Leaves alternate, trifoliate; leaflets up to 12 x 9 cm, ovate-rhomboid, acute, cuneate or truncate at base, softly hairy, lateral leaflets oblique; bracts lanceolate, subpersistent. Flowers purple in long, axillary, dense racemes; bracteoles 0. Calyx-lobes acuminate, not foliaceous. Petals included or exserted; standard obovate or orbicular with inflexed auricles at the base; wings narrow; keel incurved, hardly beaked. Stamens diadelphous; anthers uniform. Ovary subsessile, usually 2-rarely 1-ovuled; style long, filiform, much incurved; stigma capitate. Pod flat, tawny-villous; seeds 2-4, estrophiolate.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-December
  District(s): Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Open areas in semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Pisiadamala, Poochapara
   
 
   
 
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