CROTALARIA CALYCINA Schrank

Family: Fabaceae

Description of the Plant

Annual herb, 30-60 cm high, simple or with a few ascending branches with short adpressed silky hairs. Leaves 5-8 cm long, but in the linear form 12-15 cm long, acute, glabrous, obscurely silky beneath. Flowers 2-12 in lax terminal racemes, and solitary from leafy nodes.

Calyx large, densely clothed with long brown silky hairs; corolla pale yellow, shorter than the calyx. Pod linear-oblong, sessile, glabrous, 1.2-2 cm long.

CROTALARIA CALYCINA Schrank
CROTALARIA CALYCINA Schrank

Using Information

Plants are used in pain, convulsions, wounds, venereal sores, syphilis, carbuncle, haematuria, cholera, dysentery and spider-lick.

Distribution

Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox's Bazar.


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