Crotalaria juncea

Crotalaria juncea Crotalaria juncea Crotalaria juncea

Crotalaria juncea - Annual herb, to about 2.5 m tall. Leaves simple, oblong to oblanceolate, (2.5 -) 3 – 10 (- 13) X 0.5 – 1.5 (- 2.2) cm, obtuse or subacute, glabrous or sparsely pubescent above, subsericeous beneath. Inflorescence terminal, racemose, many flowered, flowers bright yellow with dark reddish or brown streaks. Fruits sessile, oblong-cylindrical, 6 – 15 seeded. Seeds obliquely-cordiform, light brown to black.

Scientific Name Crotalaria juncea
Family Name FABACEAE
English Name Sun hemp
Local Name Hana (හණ)
Sanskrit Name Shanapushpi
Conservation Status Data deficient (NCS 2012)
Status Native
Edible Parts None

Crotalaria juncea Crotalaria juncea Crotalaria juncea

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