Sesbania bispinosa (Jacq.) W.Wight
|Synonym :|| Sesbania aculeata (Willd.) Pers.
Aeschynomene aculeata Schreb.
Aeschynomene bispinosa Jacq.
|Bangla Name :||Dhounja,Dhaincha|
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|Disease :||Alexiteric, anthelmintic, diuretic, galactagogue, eye diseases, ringworm, skin diseases.|
|Description :||An erect, sparsely-branched annual shrub upto 3 m tall; stems semi-woody; branches and leaf rachises more or less prickly. Leaves pinnate; rachis 15-35 cm long; stipules membranous, linear-lanceolate, acuminate, 0.6-1 cm long; leaflets 10-50 pairs, linear-oblong, 0.5-2 cm long and 2-5 mm wide, apex obtuse, mucronate, base acute, glabrous on both surfaces. Flowers 1-1.3 cm long, borne on 3-6 flowered drooping racemes; peduncles slender; pedicels 6 mm long, filiform; calyx 3-4 mm long, membranous, glabrous, teeth deltoid, much shorter than the tube; corolla 10-13 mm long, yellow usually with red dots on the back of the glabrous standard. Fruit (pod) 15-23 cm long, straight or slightly curved with slightly indented margins, 35-40 seeded.|
|Distribution :||The species occurs in the Wet fields.|
|Chemical Constituents :||Gum in endosperm of seeds consists of galatose and mannose.|
|Uses :||This plant is used in Alexiteric, anthelmintic, diuretic, galactagogue, eye diseases, ringworm, skin diseases|