Leaves : Paripinnately compound, leaflets 10-20, oblong, abruptly rounded at both ends. The terminal leaflets on the younger leaves have a coppery tinge which is very distinctive, the leaves are velvety to touch, hairy on both sides.
Inflorescence : Drooping racemes.
Pink coloured, ebracteate, complete.
Calyx of 5 sepals, corolla of 5 petals, subequal, clawed.
Stamens 5-10, unequal, some staminodes.
Fruit : A legume, small, flat, transversely wrinkled, seeds many.
Flowering and Fruiting Time : Feb - March
Significance : Cultivated in the gardens and planted on road sides.