kaj-AY-nus — Latinized form of the Malay vernacular name for the pigeon peaDave’s Botanary
KRASS-us — thick, fleshy, dense or fatDave’s Botanary
Native to: s China, Indian subcontinent, Indo-China, Malesia
commonly known as: thick-stemmed cajanus


Fabaceae (Faboideae) Fortnight :: Cajanus crassus :: Gersoppa Ghat :: DVOCT21 : 1 post by 1 author. 6 images.
Cajanus crassus (Prain ex King) Maesen
along Gersoppa Ghat on December 16, 2012 

Seen this climber at Gersoppa Ghat (North Karnataka).
Bot. name: Cajanus crassus
Family: Fabaceae

Cajanus albicans (Wight & Arnott) Van der Maesen SN mar 10 : Attachments (2). 1 post by 1 author.
Cajanus albicans (Wight & Arnott) Van der Maesen (= Atylosia albicans (Wt. & Art.) Benth.); Fam: Fabaceae
Bahamandala, coorg, Karnataka
climber over hedges

Looks different.

Based on leaves and flower arrangement (I am not able to see the calyx clearly), I think it is Cajanus crassus (King) Maesen


Names of Plants in India :: Cajanus crassus (Prain ex King) Maesen:

kaj-AY-nus — Latinized form of the Malay vernacular name for the pigeon pea … Dave’s Botanary
KRASS-us — thick, fleshy, dense or fat … Dave’s Botanary

commonly known as: thick-stemmed cajanus • Hindi: जंगली बलेर* jungli baler • Odia: ବଣ କାନ୍ଦୁଲ ban kandul

botanical namesCajanus crassus (Prain ex King) Maesen … synonymAtylosia crassa Prain … POWO

Bibliography / etymology

~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
thick-stemmed cajanus
~~~~~ HINDI ~~~~~
जंगली बलेर* jungli baler
  • Catalogue of Life
  • * not sure of the spelling बलेर (in Devanagari script) – could not find any instance of this word related to plant aspects
~~~~~ ODIA ~~~~~
ବଣ କାନ୍ଦୁଲ ban kandul
~~~~~ x ~~~~~




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