Botanical name: Alysicarpus racemosus Family: Fabaceae (Pea family)
Synonyms: Desmodiastrum racemosum, Desmodium rotundifolium, Desmodium ritchiei
Raceme Alyce Clover is an erect annual herb with stem sparsely hairy. Leaves are alternate, lower 1-foliolate, upper ones 3-foliolate. Leaflets are 4.3 x 1.3 cm, obovate or elliptic, blunt, base rounded or slightly heart-shaped, entire, hairless. Leaf-stalks are slightly winged. Flower racemes are covered with hooked hairs. Flowers are small, purple coloured. carried on slender stalks. Calyx is covered with brown hairs. Petals are purple. Pod are 3-4 jointed, slightly protruding, hairless. Raceme Alyce Clover is found in Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Orissa, Tamil Nadu. Flowering: November-December.
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