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Kingdom: Plantae (2669)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2583)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2176)

      Order: Fabales (241)

        Family: Fabaceae (241)(family description)

          Genus: Shuteria (1)

            Epithet: involucrata (Wall.) Wight & Arn. (2)

Synonyms: Glycine involucrata Wall., Shuteria pampininiana Hand.-Mazz., Shuteria sinensis Hemsl., Shuteria vestita Wight & Arn.

involucrata => enwrapped, provided with covering, rolled together

sinensis => of Chinese origin


Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink

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