Rothia indica   (L.) Druce  (Plant)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Magnoliophyta
Class: Equisetopsida
Order:Fabales
Family:Fabaceae

Description
Annual, spreading herbs; stems much-branched, pubescent. Leaves 1.5-2cm, digitately 3-foliolate; leaflets ovate-elliptic, or oblanceolate, adpressed silky- hairy, obtuse or acute at apex, cuneate at base; stipules free. Flowers 3-4 mm long, yellow, arranged in axillary racemes. Pods 3-4 cm long, linear, straight, covered with silky hairs, 8-15 seeded.

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Ecology

Biogeography


• Andhra Pradesh INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Orissa INDIA
• West Bengal INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rodrigues, RS; Mascarenhas, A; Jagtap, TG (2011) An evaluation of flora from coastal sand dunes of India: Rationale for conservation and management Ocean & Coastal Management Elsevier B.V. 54(2) 181-188 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2010.11.005
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Banerjee, LK and Roa, TA (2001) Flora of the Mahanadi Delta, Orissa Botanical Survey of India 1-307 Available at - NIO,Goa

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