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  Indigofera trita var. marginulata
 
  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Indigofera trita L.f. var. marginulata (Graham ex Wight & Arn.) Sanjappa, Bull. Bot. Surv. India 26: 118. 1985; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 197. 1992 & in Hajra et. al., Fasc. Fl. Ind. 21: 147. 1995. Indigofera marginulata Graham ex Wight & Arn., Prodr. 204. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 97. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 311(220). 1918; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 100. 1999.
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  Description: Subshrubs, branchlets clothed with adpressed hairs. Leaves imparipinnate, to 10 cm; leaflets 5, opposite, terminal leaflets larger, to 4 x 2 cm, oblong-obovate, apex obtuse, mucronate, membranous, pilose; stipules 2 mm, linear. Racemes axillary, to 10 cm; pedicels to 2 mm; flowers pink; calyx tube 1 mm, campanulate, hairy, lobes to 1.5 and 2 mm, lanceolate, unequal; staminal tube 3 mm; anthers apiculate; ovary 3 mm, oblong, style curved, 1.5 mm.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-December
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Red, Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 300-900
  Localities: Churullipetty
   
 
   
 
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