Moullava digyna

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Moullava digyna
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Caesalpinieae
Genus: Moullava
Species: M. digyna
Binomial name
Moullava digyna
(Rottler 1803) E. Gagnon & G. P. Lewis 2016

Caesalpinia digyna Rottler 1803

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

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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