Abrus melanospermus

Abrus melanospermus Abrus melanospermus Abrus melanospermus

Abrus melanospermus - Perennial wine, about 6m long, usually climbing on bushes and trees. Stipules linear. Leaves compound, about 14-34 foliolate, leaflets predominantly oblong or oblong-obovate, 7-20 mm long, 5-6mm wide. Inflorescences racemose, terminal or axillary, longer than the leaves, flowers 8-10 mm long, petals lavender or light purple, fruits 5-7 cm long, about 1 cm wide, fulvo-puberulent, Seeds lenticular, about 5mm in diameter, mottled greyish brown.

Scientific Name Abrus melanospermus
Family Name FABACEAE
English Name
Local Name Ela olinda ( එළ ඔළිඳ)
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status LC (NCS)-2012
Status Native
Edible Parts •Roots, seeds, leaves, •in some occasions, the whole plant is used

Abrus melanospermus Abrus melanospermus Abrus melanospermus

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