Erect herbs, sparsely ciliate. Leaves 2.5-7.5 x 1-1.5 cm, oblong-elliptic, apex acute, mucronate, base cordate, erect pilose below; petiole to 1 cm, stipules 2, 1.1 cm, elliptic, acuminate, membranous. Racemes axillary and terminal, 6-7 cm, congested, peduncles 3 mm; bracts 7 x 4 mm, ovate; calyx deeply 4-lobed, upper 2 cleft, tube 2 mm, lobes 4.5 and 5.5 mm; standard petal 4.5 x 2.5 mm, wing 4 x 0.5 mm, keels 4 mm; staminal sheath 4 mm. Pod usually 1-3 jointed, to 6 mm, transversally rugose, apex with triangular cap; fruiting calyx 1.1 x 0.2 cm.

Flowering and fruiting: September-December
Moist deciduous forests, also in the plains
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi from India Biodiversity Portal)

ANOCT48 Alysicarpus glumaceus : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (4).

Nandi Hills
10th October 2014




The Plant List Ver.1.1  ILDIS  GRIN  Flora Zambesiaca  Flora of Davanagere District, Karnataka, India By B. K. Manjunatha, V. Krishna, T. Pullaiah (2004- Details with keys) India Biodiversity Portal