Crotalaria retusa

Crotalaria retusa Crotalaria retusa Crotalaria retusa

Crotalaria retusa - Perennial herb, to about 1.3 m tall, stems erect, or prostrate, pubescent. Leaves simple 2-10.5 cm long, 0.8-4 cm wide; inflorescences racemose, many flowered; flowers 1.5-2.5 cm long on pedicels 5-8 mm long; petals yellow sometimes with reddish veins; fruit glabrous, 3-4.5 cm long, 3-5 cm long, about 1(1.8) cm wide, 15-20 seeded; seeds light brown to black, 3-5 mm long.

Scientific Name Crotalaria retusa
Family Name FABACEAE
English Name Rattle weed
Local Name Kaha andanahiriya (කහ අඬනහිරිය)
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status Least concerned (NCS 2012)
Status Native
Edible Parts None

Crotalaria retusa Crotalaria retusa Crotalaria retusa

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