Prickly Sesban is an erect, somewhat woody, low annual bush, growing up to 7-8 m tall. Usually it is seen only 2-3 m tall. Stems are fairly thick, hairless, branched from the bottom however soft and pithy. Leaves are up to 38-40 cm long, compound, with 20-60 pairs of leaflets, 1.0-2.5 cm long, 0.4 cm wide, glaucous,smooth.
Botanical name: Sesbania bispinosa
Hindi Name: Dhaincha, Ikad, Dadon, Daden
Common Name: Prickly Sesban
Kannada Name: Dhaincha, Mullu jeenangi
Malayalam Name: Kedangu
Marathi Name: Bhuiavali, Chinchani, Kansevari, Ran-Shevri
Tamil Name: mutcempai