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"Notes: Western Ghats & Eastern Ghats, Moist Deciduous to Evergreen Forests"
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Brief

Flowering class: Dicot Habit: Shrub
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Derivation of specific name

strobilifera: bearing cone-like structures
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Distribution

National Distribution

United States

Origin: Exotic

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Unknown/Undetermined

Confidence: Confident

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Global Distribution

Indo-Malesia

Indian distribution

State - Kerala, District/s: All Districts

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"Maharashtra: Kolhapur Karnataka: Chikmagalur, Coorg, Hassan, Mysore, N. Kanara, Shimoga, S. Kanara Kerala: All districts Tamil Nadu: Coimbatore, Nilgiri, Salem, Tirunelveli"
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Distribution: Pakistan, Sind (Prain in J. As. Soc. Beng. 66:347-522. 1897); India; Ceylon; China, Yunnan; Burma; Malaya; Java; Thailand; introduced in Mauritius and Jamaica.
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Tropics to subtropics in Asia, America (Jamaica, Trinidad).
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Physical Description

Morphology

Description

Erect shrub, 1.2-3.0 m tall, young branches pubescent. Leaf 1-foliolate, petiole c. 6-25 mm long; leaflets 8.5-13.5 cm long, 4-5 cm broad, ovate-oblong, acute, glabrous to subglabrous above, silky pubescent below, gland-dotted, stipels 0, stipules 6-9 mm long, caducous. Inflorescence axillary and terminal, simple raceme or panicle, 7.5-15.0 cm long. Bracts large, membranous, 1.2-2.5 cm long, usually broader than long, cordate at the base; each bract folded and enclosing 2 or more small flowers. Calyx 6-6.5 mm long, pubescent, teeth longer than the tube. Corolla white. Vexillum 9-10 mm long, auricled. Fruit 9-10 mm long, 4.5-5.0 mm broad, oblong, densely pubescent, 2-seeded, completely concealed by bracts.
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Physical Description

Perennial, Shrubs, Herbs, Nodules present, Stems erect or ascending, Stems or branches arching, spreading or decumbent, Stems less than 1 m tall, Stems 1-2 m tall, Stems solid, Stems or young twigs sparsely to densely hairy, Stem hairs hispid to villous, Leaves alternate, Leaves petiolate, Stipules conspicuous, Stipules green, triangulate to lanceolate or foliaceous, Stipules deciduous, Stipules free, Leaves simple, or appearing so, Leaf or leaflet margins entire, Leaflets 1, Leaves glandular punctate or gland-dotted, Leaves hairy on one or both surfaces, Inflorescences racemes, Inflorescence axillary, Inflorescence terminal, Bracts conspicuously present, Bracts hairy, Bracteoles present, Flowers zygomorphic, Calyx 5-lobed, Calyx gland-dotted or with glandular spot, Calyx hairy, Petals separate, Corolla papilionaceous, Petals clawed, Petals orange or yellow, Banner petal suborbicular, broadly rounded, Banner petal auriculate, Wing petals auriculate, Wing tips obtuse or rounded, Keel petals auriculate, spurred, or gibbous, Keel tips obtuse or rounded, not beaked, Keel petals fused on sides or at tip, Stamens 9-10, Stamens diadelphous, 9 united, 1 free, Filaments glabrous, Style terete, Fruit a legume, Fruit unilocular, Fruit freely dehiscent, Fruit oblong or ellipsoidal, Fruit exserted from calyx, Fruit inflated or turgid, Fruit beaked, Fruit hairy, Fruit 2-seeded, Seeds ovoid to rounded in outline, Seed surface smooth, Seed surface mottled or patchy, Seeds with appendage - aril, caruncle, funiculus, or strophiole.
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Elevation Range

300-2300 m
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Diagnostic Description

Diagnostic

"Erect shrubs, upto 1 m tall; branchlets tomentose. Leaves 1-foliolate, 6-15 x 2.5-7 cm, ovate, elliptic to broadly lanceolate, base broadly cuneate or rounded, apex acute to acuminate, glabrous above, pubescent or hairy on the nerves beneath; lateral nerves 5 or 6 pairs; petiole 1-1.5 cm long, tomentose; stipules to 1 cm long, linear-lanceolate, scarious. Racemes axillary and terminal, simple or branched, flexuous, tomentose; bracts to 2 x 2.5 cm, ovate-cordate, folded, membranous, each enclosing short few-flowered cymes. Flowers c. 1 cm long; pedicels c. 2 mm long. Calyx-tube c. 2 mm long; lobes 6-7 mm long, lanceolate. Petals white; standard 6-7 mm long, oblong-obovate; wings oblanceolate; keels obliquely oblong. Pods enclosed by the bracts. 6-10 x 4-0.6 cm, oblong, pubescent."
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Diagnostic

Habit: Shrub
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Ecology

Habitat

General Habitat

"Deciduous and semi-evergreen forests, also in the plains"
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Life History and Behavior

Cyclicity

Flowering and fruiting: November-February
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Flower/Fruit

Fl. Per.: October-November.
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Conservation

Conservation Status

National NatureServe Conservation Status

United States

Rounded National Status Rank: NNA - Not Applicable

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NatureServe Conservation Status

Rounded Global Status Rank: GNR - Not Yet Ranked

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Wikipedia

Flemingia strobilifera

Flemingia strobilifera is a flowering plant in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the sub family Faboideae. F. strobilifera is native to Eastern Asia. It is common in China, Taiwan, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Laos, Myanmar; Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea and Philippines.[1]

It is known as makhiyoti (মাখিয়তী) in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam. It is an essential part of the Bihu (গৰু বিহু) festival, during which the cattle are washed and gently beaten with twigs of this plant.[2]

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