|Scientific Name||Flemingia strobilifera|
Flowering class: Dicot
Erect shrubs, upto 1 m tall; branchlets tomentose. Leaves 1-foliolate, 6-15 x 2.5-7 cm, ovate, elliptic to broadly lanceolate, base broadly cuneate or rounded, apex acute to acuminate, glabrous above, pubescent or hairy on the nerves beneath; lateral nerves 5 or 6 pairs; petiole 1-1.5 cm long, tomentose; stipules to 1 cm long, linear-lanceolate, scarious. Racemes axillary and terminal, simple or branched, flexuous, tomentose; bracts to 2 x 2.5 cm, ovate-cordate, folded, membranous, each enclosing short few-flowered cymes. Flowers c. 1 cm long; pedicels c. 2 mm long. Calyx-tube c. 2 mm long; lobes 6-7 mm long, lanceolate. Petals white; standard 6-7 mm long, oblong-obovate; wings oblanceolate; keels obliquely oblong. Pods enclosed by the bracts. 6-10 x 4-0.6 cm, oblong, pubescent.
Flowering and fruiting: November-February
Notes: Western Ghats & Eastern Ghats, Moist Deciduous to Evergreen Forests
Deciduous and semi-evergreen forests, also in the plains
Karnataka: Chikmagalur, Coorg, Hassan, Mysore, N. Kanara, Shimoga, S. Kanara
Kerala: All districts
Tamil Nadu: Coimbatore, Nilgiri, Salem, Tirunelveli
State - Kerala, District/s: All Districts
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