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Flemingia strobilifera is a flowering plant in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the sub family Faboideae. Flemingia strobilifera is native to Eastern Asia. It is common in China, Taiwan, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Laos, Myanmar; Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea and Philippines.
It is known as makhiyoti (মাখিয়তী) in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam. It is an essential part of the Bihu (গৰু বিহু) festival, during which the cattle are washed and gently beaten with twigs of this plant.
Flemingia strobilifera found in Panchkhal valley
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