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  Ormocarpum cochinchinense
 
  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Ormocarpum cochinchinense (Lour.) Merr., Philipp. J. Sci. 5: 76. 1910; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 222. 1992; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 17. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 148. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 111. 1998; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 299. 2009. Diphaca cochinchinensis Lour., Fl. Cochinch.454. 1790. Ormocarpum sennoides (Willd.) DC., Prodr. 2: 314. 1825; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 152. 1876,p.p.; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 332(234). 1918; Ramach. et al., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 3: 659. 1982; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 131. 1985; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 150. 1988. Hedysarum sennoides Willd., Sp. Pl. 3: 1207. 1802.
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  Description: Erect subshrubs. Leaves pinnately 10-13-foliolate; leaflets alternate, 2-3 x 1.2 cm, obovate-oblong, obtuse; petiole slender; stipule ovate. Flowers in slender axillary, 6-10 cm long, racemes; bracts ovate; calyx 6 mm long, lobes ovate, acute, hairy; corolla 8 mm, long, pink; standard clawed, wings 5 x 4 mm, orbicular, auricled; stamens monadelphous, spitting later; ovary linear, many-ovuled, hispid. Pods 2-3 cm long, 1-4 jointed; joints oblong with soft echinate process.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-November
  District(s): Kasaragode, Idukki, Kannur, Thrissur, Palakkad, Wayanad
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  Habitat: Moist deciduous and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: South and South East Asia
  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: Peechi, Vazhani, Karimala, Kannoth R.F., Kannoth, Payyavur
   
 
   
 
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