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Flame Of The Forest

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Flame Of The Forest

Family : Fabaceae

Characteristic features:

Habit : An erect deciduous tree with young parts hairy.

Bark : Light brown or greyish.         

Leaves : Tri-foliate, leaflets coriaceous, roundish-ovate, leathery in texture.

Flowers : In big racemes, orange-red, bracts and bracteoles small, calyx campanulate, silky hairy outside, velvety inside, petals equal, silky hairy, keel semicircular, beaked.Stamens 10, diadelphous, ovary stalked, style incurved.

Fruit : Pods thin, downy bright 1-2 seeded.

Flowering and Fruiting Time : February-March

Significance:Test tube tree, developed by Dr. Kavitha Kulkarni from Dr Küpper's Biotech Unit Laboratory of Applied Biology

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