||Doodia picta Roxb., Hedysarum pictum
||Red - Pink
||Dabra, Pitvan, Shankaraja
|English / Trade Name
|Vernacular /Local Name
||Upto 1800 m
||Fruit with 3-6 segments, smooth, polished, folded on one another.
||Dry grasslands, wastelands and open forests.
||Tropical Africa, India, China, through southeast Asia to Indonesia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Australia.
||Smooth, velvety, brownish green in colour.
|Distribution in Haryana
||Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
|Description of Species
||Shrub up to 2 m tall, branches velvety. Leaves 1-3-foliolate; leaflets (lower) ovate; upper leaves, ovate-lanceolate, pointed. Flower in raceme, purple, pink or bluish; bracts long pointed, completely covering the bud, deciduous. Fruit with 3-6 segments, smooth, polished, folded on one another.
||Leaves 1-3-foliolate; leaflets (lower) ovate; upper leaves, ovate-lanceolate, pointed.