Crested Fever Nut is a Large climber with numerous recurved prickles.
Leaves are double-compound, alternate, up to 30 cm long, with 2-6 pairs of
sidestalks. Leaflets are 4-6, opposite, ovate, tip pointed, margin entire.
Rachis and stem are armed with recurved prickles. The flowers are yellow,
borne in axillary, simple or panicled racemes, and about 1 cm long. Flowers
have 10 stamens, with woolly filaments. Fruits are ellipsoid, flat, beaked;
seed solitary, ovoid and black.
Identification credit: Shrikant Ingalhalikar
Photographed on banks of river Vashishti, Chiplun, Maharashtra.
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