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Uraria crinita Cat's tails Ekor kucing Fabaceae
 

Uraria crinita,  Cat's tails, Ekor kucing

 

Uraria crinita,  Cat's tails, Ekor kucing

Uraria crinita is one of 20 species of shrubby Uraria crinita,  Cat's tails, Ekor kucing	legume native to tropical S.E. Asia.
The attractive, cylindrical purple and lavender inflorescences are reminiscent of diminutive, fuzzy lupins, were presented at waist height on sparse shrubby plants with pinnate leaves.
The leaves themselves are ornamental being dark green with irregular splotches of lighter green, almost white. Uraria crinita,  Cat's tails, Ekor kucing
the inflorescences to 6 or 7 inches long. A common name for this plant used in Malaysia is "Common Cat's Tail" due primarily to the furry cylindrical inflorescence shape, texture and even color as the last of the flowers is shed.

 

 

 

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