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Hairy Rattlepod;
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India (N); Andhra Pradesh;  Arunachal Pradesh ; Assam ; Bihar ; Delhi ; Goa ; Gujarat ; Haryana ; Himachal Pradesh; Jammu-Kashmir ; Karnataka ; Kerala ; Madhaya Pradesh; Maharashtra ; Manipur ; Meghalaya; Mizoram ; Nagaland ; Orissa; Pondicherry ; Punjab ; Rajasthan ; Sikkim; Tamil Nadu; Tripura ; Uttar Pradesh ; West Bengal; Yanan; Myanmar (N); Mauritius (I) as per ILDIS;
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Submission of Crotalaria hirsuta : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5)

Crotalaria hirsuta Willd., Sp. Pl., ed. 4. 3(2): 978. 1802.
Ver.name: Hairy rattle pod (Eng.).
Family: Fabaceae
Description: Herbs, annual, hirsute; 0.6-1 m tall. Leaves alternate; simple, ovate-lanceolate, 4-6 × 2-4cm, base obtuse, margin entire, apex acute, mucronate; scabrid above, hirsute beneath. Flowers 1-1.5cm across, yellow in terminal or leaf-opposed few-flowered racemes. Calyx deeply 5, lobed, hirsute outer. Corolla papillionoid; standard orbicular with purple blotches on the back; wings oblong, keel shorter than wings. Stamens 10, monadelphous. Ovary stipate, hirsute; style geniculate, stigma minute. Pod oblong, 1.5-2 cm long, deflexed, hirsute, 8-10 seeded.
Habitat & location: Common in dry deciduous forests

 


33 Identity weed plant
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Please identify the weed plant.
Name of plant: Location: near Reserve Forest,  Chathamattom, Ernakulam District, Kerala PIN:686671
Date:.               02.12.2020, 02.15pm
Altitude:           1700fsl
Habitat:            wild moisture
Plant habit:      creeping annual hairy weak stem
Height:             02 feet
Leaves:            alternative oval
Flower:             diameter: 10mm yellow non fragrant

Crotalaria hirsuta


 

 


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References: Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  ILDIS  Encyclopaedia of Life (Specimen) Flowers of India  India Biodiversity Portal  IBIS Flora  Flora of Ranga Reddi District Andhra Pradesh, India By T. Pullaiah, M. Silar Mohammed (2000- details & keys)  Flora of Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, India By T. Pullaiah (2000- details)

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