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  Sesbania javanica
 
  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Sesbania javanica Miq., Fl. Ind. Bat. 1: 228. 1855; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 239. 2009. Aeschynomene paludosa Roxb., Fl. Ind. 3: 333. 1832. Sesbania paludosa (Roxb.) Prain, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 66: 82. 1897; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 323(228). 1918, non DC. 1825. Sesbania aculeata (Willd.) Poir. var. paludosa (Roxb.) Baker in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 115. 1876.
  Malayalam Name(s): Daincha
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Dhaincha
  Description: Erect annual subshrubs, to about 3 m tall; lower part of stem swollen and pith like. Leaves 11-25 cm long; leaflets 10-23 pairs, 1.5-3.2 x 0.4-0.7 cm, oblong, base cuneate, apex obtuse and apiculate, thinly hairy beneath; stipules lanceolate-caducous. Racemes lax, to 14 cm long, drooping. Flowers 2-2.6 cm long, yellow, fragrant; pedicels 0.8-1.5 cm long. Calyx 6-8 mm long, campanulate; lobes triangular. Standard to 2.2 x 1.8 cm, obovate, purple dotted; appendages triangular. Staminal sheath 1.5-1.8 cm long. Pods 18-26 cm long, linear, pendulous, somewhat twisted, slightly torulose.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-December
  District(s): Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Thrissur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Bunds of paddy fields
  Distribution: India
  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:
  Localities: Thottappally, Mancombu
   
 
   
 
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