Copper Pod Tree(ಬೆಟ್ಟದ ಹುಳಿ)
Family : Fabaceae
Characteristic features : An ornamental tree ; young branches covered with reddish - brown tomentum. Leaves are bipinnate, alternate, stipules small, lateral ; rachis , opposite, slender, brown pubescent; leaflets , opposite, margin entire, glabrous above, Flowers bisexual, golden yellow, Inflorescence paniculate, terminal and lateral racemose panicles; pedicels , calyx lobes 5, ovate, petals 5, subequal, crinkled; stamens 10, filaments free, pilose at base; anthers uniform; ovary half inferior; Fruit a pod, , oblong-elliptic, minutely ; seeds 1-4, lenticular, light brown, compressed. Planted as an ornamental tree.
Flowering: January - May
Location: Mother Teresa Peace Park, Behind Arrupe block
Source : Department of Botany