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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Fabales (231)

        Family: Fabaceae (231) (family description)

          Genus: Dumasia (1)

           Epithet: villosa DC. (6)

Synonyms: Dumasia congesta Wight & Arn., Dumasia glaucescens Miq., Dumasia pubescens DC.

congesta => very close together, crowded, pressed

glaucescens => becoming greyish or bluish

pubescens => downy, slightly hairy

villosa => hairy or shaggy

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Dumasia villosa at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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