obtusifolia (L.) Irwin & Barneby
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Places where this species can be found :
- Beausejour Bay - GRENADA
Description2-3 pairs obovate lflets; gland on rachis between lowest pair of leafelts only. Yellow flowers in pairs; pods slightly 4-angled with 20-24 seeds.
InterestThe leaves are used as a vegetable in Malaysia, but are purgative. Known as 'fawal a meat substitute (20% protein) in Sudan Disar (J, Econ Bot, 1984).