Moullava digyna

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

Caesalpinia digyna Rottler

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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