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  Dumasia villosa
  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Dumasia villosa DC., Ann. Sci. Nat. (Pairs) 4: 96. 1825 & Prodr. 2: 241. 1825; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 183. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 351(247). 1918; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 150. 1984; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 81. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 142. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 160. 1990; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 167. 1992; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 107. 1995; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 23,36. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 142. 1996; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 51. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 105. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 94. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 178. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 289. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Pullooran-charadu-kodi
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Twining herbs; stem retrorsely hispid. Leaves 3-foliolate; leaflets to 7 x 5 cm, rhomboid, acute or obtuse, adpressed-hairy, stipellate; petiole to 7 cm long; stipule 7 mm long, lanceolate. Racemes axillary, to 5 cm long; bracts and bracteoles subulate. Flowers many, yellow; calyx 12 mm long, tubular, black, glabrous; corolla yellow; standard erect, 20 mm long, obovate, clawed; wings 15 mm long, obovate, long-clawed; keel brown at apex; stamens 9+1; anthers uniform; ovary villous, many-ovuled. Pods 4 x 0.6 cm, oblong, sub-terete, acute, stalked, glabrous; seeds 3-5, 3 x 2 mm, black.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-December
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Kannur, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Habitat: Margins of evergreen forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia, China and Africa
  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
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Localities: Uppupara, Karimala Hills, Campshed area, Kakki hills, Chandanathode, Devicolam, Silent Valley R. F., Teppakulam
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