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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
  Rhynchosia cana
 
  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Rhynchosia cana (Willd.) DC., Prodr. 2: 386. 1825; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 222. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 374(264). 1918; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 237. 1992; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 157. 1994; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 103. 1999; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 219. 2002. Glycine cana Willd., Sp. Pl. 3: 1063. 1802.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Subshrubs; branchlets glandular, pubescent. Terminal leaflets to 5 x 2.5 cm, laterals 3 x 1.5 cm, ovate, acute, inequilateral, pubescent; stipule 2 mm, lanceolate. Flowers axillary, in pairs, yellow; pedicels 5 mm, deflexed; bracts 1.5 mm; calyx tube 2 mm, lobes 3 and 1 mm, lanceolate, pubescent; corolla 8 mm long; staminal tube 5 mm; anthers uniform; ovary pubescent, stigma capitate. Pod 1.5 x 0.7 cm, oblong, puberulus to glabrous; seeds 1 or 2.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-February
  District(s): Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
  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:
  Altitude: -300
  Localities: Nellimedu, Kottur R.F., Kappukadu
   
 
   
 
Kerala News Online