Saturday, September 18, 2010

Kaha Adanahiriya

Crotalaria retusa 

Rattleweed, shak-shak, Rattlebox, wedge-leaf    E

 Kaha Adanahiriya     S
Kilukiluppai  T

Rattle weed is an annual herb with erect stem, growing up to 1.3 m tall. Stems are ridged, velvety with short appressed hairs. Leaves are simple, argins hairy. Pods are greenish to start with, dark brown to black at maturity, 3-4 cm long, hairless.

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