In axillary spikes, solitary or paired; yellowish-white. Flowering from August-October.
A stipitate pod, oblong, grey, woody, prominently nerved; seeds 5-8. Fruiting throughout the year.
Stem with short stipular thorns.
India and Sri Lanka
State - Kerala, District/s: Palakkad
Wood very hard and used for making agricultural implements. The root extract is used as a cure for snakebites. The roots emit chemical compounds that repel animals like rats, snakes and crocodiles.