Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Lathyrus odoratus L.

Family: Fabaceae Genus: Lathyrus Species: Lathyrus odoratus L.






Synonym - Flower Color Red - Pink
Common Name Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Sweet Vetchling Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Hawaithrak Lei Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude 1700-2700 m Fruit Type Pod
Habit Climber Fruit Details The fruit is dry and splits open when ripe fruit length 40–70 mm
Habitat Widely Cultivated Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Introduced From Europe, The Native Range Mediterranean Region Italy Bark Details -
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Exotic
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species It is an annual climbing plant growing to a height of 1–2 metres (3 ft 3 in–6 ft 7 in)where suitable support is available Leaf Details The Leaflets Are Ovate-oblong To Elliptic, 2-6cm Long, 0.7-3cm Wide, And Dark Green In Color

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found