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  Vigna dalzelliana
 
  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Vigna dalzelliana (O. Kzte.) Verdc., Kew Bull. 24: 558. 1970; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 272. 1992; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 161. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 108. 1995; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 193. 2005. Phaseolus dalzellianus O. Kzte., Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 202. 1891. Phaseolus pauciflorus Dalz. in Hook.'s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 3: 209. 1851, non Benth. 1840. Phaseolus dalzellii Cooke, Fl. Bombay 1: 376. 1902; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 363(256). 1918.
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  Description: Leaflets ovate-lanceate, 3-5 by 2.5-3.5 cm, base cuneate or truncate, apex acuminate, membranous. Racemes few-flowered; bracteoles large; calyx teeth obscure; corolla yellow. Pod narrow-cylindrical, to 5 cm long. Seeds 6-10.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-March
  District(s): Pathanamthitta, Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  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: Western Ghats
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  Localities: Pampa, Kallar, Ariankavu
   
 
   
 
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