Home Kerala Plants - DVD Search Kerala Plants Exotic Plants Garden Plants Trees Shrubs Climbers Medicinal Plants
 
KERALA PLANTS
Search Kerala Plants
Exotic Plants
Garden Plants
Trees
Herbs
Shrubs
Climbers
Medicinal Plants
GENERAL
Introduction
Location
Geology & Soil
Climate
Phytogeography
Vegetation
 
GARDEN PLANTS
Garden Plants Kerala
50 Top Garden Plants
25 Herb Garden Plants
25 Shrub Garden Plants
15 Climber Garden Plants
10 Top Tree Grden Plants
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
  Alysicarpus racemosus
 
  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Alysicarpus racemosus Benth., Linnaea 24: 642. 1851; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 339(240). 1918; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 161. 1990; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 80. 1992. Alysicarpus belgaumensis Wight var. racemosus (Benth.) Baker in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 160. 1876.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Erect herbs; stem sparsely appressed hairy. Leaves alternate, lower 1-foliolate, upper ones 3-foliolate; leaflets 4.3 x 1.3 cm, obovate or suborbicular, obtuse, rounded or slightly cordate at base, entire, glabrous; petioles slightly winged; raceme covered with hooked hairs. Flowers small, purple coloured; pedicel slender. Calyx covered with brown hairs. Petals purple. Pod 3-4 jointed, slightly exserted, glabrous.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-December
  District(s): Malappuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grasslands and scrub jungles
  Distribution: India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Red
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities:
   
 
   
 
Kerala News Online