Tephrosia purpurea

Tephrosia purpurea Tephrosia purpurea Tephrosia purpurea

Tephrosia purpurea - Perennial or long-lived annual, to about 1 m tall. Stipules linear to deltoid. Leaves imparipinnate, (7-)9-21-foliate; leaflets 1-2.5(-3) cm ong, 3-13 mm wide. (inflorescences pseudoracemose, usually longer than the leaves, many flowered. Flowers 4-9 mm long on pedicels 3-4 mm long; petals pink to purple. Fruit 3-4.5 cm long, 4 mm wide, 5-7-seeded. Seeds light yellowish to dark brown, 4 mm long, 2 mm in diameter.

Scientific Name Tephrosia purpurea
Family Name FABACEAE
English Name Purple tephrosia
Local Name Kathurupila (කතුරුපිළ) / Pila (පිළ)
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status LC (NCS) 2012
Status Native
Edible Parts None

Tephrosia purpurea Tephrosia purpurea Tephrosia purpurea

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