Botanical name: Cullen corylifolium Family: Fabaceae (Pea family)
Synonyms: Psoralea corylifolia, Cullen corylifolia
Scurfy Pea is an erect, annual herb generally found in peninsular India. Leaves are simple, roundish-ovate, undulating-toothed. Stipules are narrow lance-shaped, recurved. Flowers are borne in dense spike-like racemes on long solitary stalks in leaf axils. Flower-stalks are much shorter than the sepals. Flowers are small, pale lilac, with the wings and keel dark purple- tipped. Scurfy Pea flowers in the cold season. Found flowering: January.
Identification credit: Prashant Awale
The flower labeled Scurfy Pea is ...