Derris elliptica (Wall.) Benth.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Species : Derris elliptica
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Derris elliptica (Wall.) Benth.
  • Key identification features : Climbing shrubs with alternate leaves; Flowers are rusty tomentose in long, axillary-terminal racemes; Calyx campanulate; Corolla white-pinkish red; Fruit is a oblong, elliptic pod with one-two seeds in it.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : India, Malaysia, Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Cultivated
  • Floras referred : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis

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