Caesalpinia digyna

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Caesalpinia digyna
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Caesalpinieae
Genus: Caesalpinia
Species: C. digyna
Binomial name
Caesalpinia digyna

Caesalpinia digyna, the Teri pod, is a plant species in the genus Caesalpinia.


A large scandant sparingly prickly shrub. Branches glabrous or slightly downy, pinnae 5- 9 pair. Leaflets obtuse, pale beneath,8-10 pairs, 6 - 12 mm long. Flowers in simple axillary racemes, 25- 30 cm long, pedicels slender 2.5 cm.long, petals orbicular, yellow, the upper streaked with red, filaments densely wooly in the lower half. Pod oblong, turgid, 3-5 cm long, seeds 2-4. Distribution: Assam, Bengal, Chittagong, Myanmar, Ceylon, Malay Peninsula and Archipelago. Vernacular name : Su-let-thi - Burm.

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