Botanical name: Cajanus heynei Family: Fabaceae (Pea family)
Synonyms: Atylosia kulnensis, Cajanus kulnensis, Dunbaria heynei
Heyne's pigeonpea is an annual slender climbing herb with stem patently hairy, and trifoliate leaves with hairy leaflets. Leaflets are obovate, with a tapering tip, lateral leaflets obliqe, woolly, up to 7 x 4.5 cm. Flowers are yellow, pea-flower shaped, 2 cm long, confined towards the tip of leaf-axil racemes. Sepal-cup is red, velvet-hairy. Pods are hairy, 3 cm long; 4-5 seeded. Heyne's pigeonpea is native to SW India, Sri Lanka and Indo-China. Flowering: October-February.
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