Fabaceae member ?- Chakrata, Uttarakhand

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Flora of Chakrata 2012: Leguminous shrub for Id: This hardy shrub....., with simple, alternate, prominently veined leaves having silvery lower surface, the pods nearly cylindrical, smooth and glabrous....

...was shot from Budher caves road, near Chakrata on May 16, 2012. Flowers were not around, hope to get the identity resolved....
Simple alternate leaves suggest this to be any Crotalaria... or may be I am totally confused..this is not a legume at all..help please..

This could be Bridelia scandens.


The new name is Bridelia stipularis [syn. B scandens].


The fruits of B. stipularis are globose to round. Here it is not.


According to Dr. Almeida's 'Flora of Maharashtra', Vol. 4 - B, pg.295, the drupes of B.stipularis are "ellipsoid-oblong". The same is corroborated by Yadav & Sardesai in their 'Flora of Kholapur District".
Thanks ... for resurfacing;  this remains a mystery shrub for me till date....
I think this is a Crotalaria.
... If we stick to  Family Fabaceae, then, by any chance, is this a sp. of Maughania/ Flemingia  ?



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