Sesbania sesban - Trees or shrubs, toabout 7 m tall. Leaves with axis 3-14 cm long, 14-56-foliate; stipules 3-7 mm long; leaflets 6-25 mm long, 2.5-3(-6) mm wide. Inflorescences axillary, racemose, to about 15 cm long, 3-20-flowered. Flowers 12-15(-17) mm long; pedicels 5-12 mm long; petals yellow, the vexillum often with purplish specks or entirely purple. Fruit glabrous, about 30 cm long, 2-5 mm wide, 20-40-seeded. Seeds olive green, usually dark-mottled, 3-3.5 mm long, 2 mm wide.
|Scientific Name||Sesbania sesban|
|English Name||Common sesban|
|Local Name||Jayanthi / Wel murunga|