Cajanus heynei (Wight & Arn.) Maesen (Syn: Atylosia kulnensis (Dalzell) Dalzell; Cajanus kulnensis Dalzell; Dunbaria heynei Wight & Arn.; Dunbaria oblonga Arn.);
kaj-AY-nus — Latinized form of the Malabar vernacular name catjang for the pigeon pea HAYN-ee-eye — named for Dr B Heyne, German botanist and traveller
commonly known as: Heyne’s pigeonpea
Native to: s-w India, Sri Lanka
Twining herbs, stem patently hairy. Leaflets obovate, caudate-acuminate, lateral leaflets obliqe, tomentose, to 7 x 4.5 cm. Flowers 2 cm long, confined towards the tip of axillary racemes. Calyx red, pubescent. Petals yellow. Pod villous, 3 cm long; 4-5 seeded.
Flowering and fruiting: October-February
Moist deciduous forests
South West India, Sri Lanka and Indo-China
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi
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along Karnataka State Highway No. 34 … near Anshi
Date: 21 FEB 2012 … Altitude: about 560 m asl
Cajanus heynei (Wight & Arn.) Maesen … (family: Fabaceae)
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Cajanus heynei (Wight & Arn.) Maesen
along KSH No. 34 near Anshi on February 21, 2012
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Seen this Climber at Anshi, Karnataka.
Bot. name: Cajanus heynei