Crotalaria pulchra Andrews (Syn: Crotalaria pulcherrima Sims; Crotalaria pulcherrima DC.); 
India (N): Andhra Pradesh; Karnataka; Tamil Nadu; Mauritius (I) as per ILDIS;
Common name: Handsome Rattlepod • Telugu: Nela Janumu


Fabaceae-Faboideae (Papilionaceae) Week: RVS7: Crotalaria pulchra: Crotalaria pulchra from Talakona, AP.


Crotalaria pulchra Andrews : Attachments (2). 1 post by 1 author. 

Crotalaria pulchra Andrews(= C. pulcherrima Sims), Fam: Fabaceae

02/12/2011, kolli hills, Tamilnadu,
Wild shrub, 1200m altitude, flowering




08082018BHAR02 Shrub : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2)- around 500 kb each. 

Found in Horsley hills of Eastern ghats, AP.

Wildest guess: Justicia adhatoda ??    

It reminds me of a Crotalaria sp.

Sir this is exactly C. pulchra.  

Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  ILDIS  Flowers of India  India Biodiversity Portal  Flora of Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, India By T. Pullaiah (2000- keys and details)  Embryology and Apomixis in Grasses By T. Pullaiah, G. N. V. Febulaus (2000- keys and details)

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