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Sesbania sesban

Sesbania sesban a soft wooded, quick-growing short lived shrub
Botanical Name
Sesbania sesban
Common Name
Common sesban, Egyptian rattle pod
Sesbania Cannabina (Retz.) Pers. Syn. Sesbania tchadica A. Chev
Seed Collection period
Seed Longevity
Very Short Lived (1-6 Months)
Seed Purity
Seed Treatment
Not reuqired
Usual Germination
Timber, Carts, Rly. Sleepers, Fodder, Oil
Seed Counts per KG
Plant Average Height

General Description:

Sesbania sesban a soft wooded, quick-growing short lived shrub, 4-8mt. high, found cultivated throughout the plains of India up to an altitude of 1200m. Leaves 7.5-15cm long paripinnate, leaflets 8-20 pairs, linear-oblong, glabrous, entire, mucronate to acuminate, 6.0-25.0mm x 2.5-6.0mm, flowers yellow or yellow spotted red to purple or with standard petals coloured purple or brown form outside, in 8-10 flowered, lax, axillary racemes, 2.5-14.0cm long; pods 12.5-22.5cm x 0.25-0.37cm; pendulous, weak, distinctly torulose, twisted, sharply beaked, 20-30 seeded and sepate.

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