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Crotolaria pallida


An ornamental plant growing at the tallest point in Cameron Highlands in the wild. tall shrubs. FLowers in clusters around the terminal axis. Seedpods in the background.


cool, chilly, climes of Cameron Highlands. fertile soil. temperature not more than 25. rains intermittently. lush vegetation. rich in pteridophytes and bryophytes amongst other things.


identity narrowed to this. If you feel any other identity is a much stronger match, please let me know. Please cite any usage of this photo to me. My name is Jyothi Menon.

1 Species ID Suggestions

KarenL 8 years ago
Wild senna
Senna hebecarpa Wild Senna (Senna hebecarpa)

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TheSmartBilli 8 years ago

Hi Karen, Thanks for the welcome. It may be a close resembles also Laburnum. Because of the lipped structure it may be Papilionaceae ..Still hunting :)

TheSmartBilli 8 years ago

Thanks Karen for suggestion. I am not sure though the floral structure is the same..

KarenL 8 years ago

Hi Jyothi & welcome to Project Noah!
I hadn't realized the spotting was made in Malaysia when i made my suggestion but this looks like Senna to me so if it isn't s. hebecarpa I would say it is a close relative.

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Spotted on Sep 9, 2012
Submitted on Sep 11, 2012

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