Alysicarpus tetragonolobus Edgew. ;
Red Alyce Clover • Marathi: लाल शेवरा Lal shevra;

Fabaceae-Faboideae (Papilionaceae) Week : Shrubs/Herbs : Alycicarpus species for ID 13/11/2011 SMP8:

A small herb 8-12 inches.
Pictures of flowers and pods attached.
ID Please. Can it be Alysicarpus longifolius?

I think you are correct

Looks different from other images at Alysicarpus longifolius (Spreng.) Wight & Arn.

This is Alysicarpus tetragolobus


PKA010909-alysicarpus – indiantreepix | Google Groups : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
 Nagpur– 31-08-2009;

This looks like Alysicarpus tetragonolobus. The standard petal is supposed to be pink in front, and white at the back. FOI

‘Alysicarpus tetragonolobus’ is called ‘Lal Shevara’ ‘लाल शेवरा’  in Marathi.


Herb for ID : Nasik : 211011 : AK-2 : Attachments (1). 8 posts by 3 authors.
Another herb for id taken at Nasik on the 24th of August,11.
Found growing wild in the grass with tiny white flowers.
Again flowers less than a cm.

… wild guess: species of Alysicarpus.

yes Alysicarpus species with many grasses..

…. there are numbers of species in Genus Alysicarpus, its very difficult to id without details given, though many expert on the site can id your plant, even than i request you to please give more details about the plant for proper identification..

Kindly check for … pictures of Alysicarpus bupleurifolius in earlier threads and also on FOI as Sweet Alyce Clover.
Could be the same. Just a guess.

It Alysicarpus tetragonolobus
common species found


SGNP, Sep 2014 :: Requesting ID of this plant :: ARKSEP-33 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1).

Requesting to please ID this plant captured at Kanheri Caves, SGNP in Sep 2014. Unfortunately, this is the lone pic that I have.

Is it some Alysicarpus species?

Alysicarpus tetragonolobus Edgew

What about Indigofera linneifolia?

efi pages on Indigofera linifolia & Alysicarpus tetragonolobus

In Indigofera flowers are congested whereas In Alysicarpus they are far apart in an elongated raceme, hence it is Alysicarpus

It is not Indigofera. It looks to me Alysicarpus tetragonolobus


Wild flower for identification:  Please help me identify this beautiful wild flower.
Location- Pune
Dated- 10th Aug 2011.

This is a species of Alysicarpus [possibly A.tetragonolobus].

This looks like Alysicarpus species.
There are 17 species reported in BSI flora of Mah. Careful details esp. of Calyx and pods are necessary to know the exact species.

This is Alysicarpus tetragonolobus, calyx ciliated and inflorescence lax, standard, keel and wing pink, pods have four edges.


Alysicarpus ¿ species ?
Not sure whether the aspects seen in two photos help in getting to species ID.
along Pasarani Ghat on August 25, 2010

probably Alysicarpus glumaceus

1- Alysicarpus tetragonolobus
2- For this send photograph  of habit
3- Alysicarpus heyneanus var. heyneanus

Thank you very much … All 3 are from same colony of plants. The 2nd and 3rd are same plant, one of them is close-up of other.

For ID 140908 VR : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Request for plant ID.
Alysicarpus longifolius ?

I think Alysicarpus longofolia.

Where is it from? Flower and leaf looks different from Alysicarpus longifolius (Rottler ex Spreng.) Wight & Arn..

Maybe Alysicarpus tetragonolobus Edgew., but images are insufficient. 

May be … !

Alysicarpus tetragonolobus


efloraofindia:”For Id 12102012MR1’’ wild herb at Pune:

Oct 2012 Pune
Kindly Id this wild herb growing in one of the pots at a private society garden. approx dimensions Ht 7.5 cms, leaf 1.5 cms x1cm . No flowers were noticed. pods seen. Individual segment of pod few mm.
Can this be Alysicarpus scariosus?

Id help from

Alysicarpus tetragonolobus

Wild Herb for ID : Nasik : 29SEP21 : AK – 055: 4 images.
Wild herbs seen at the Gangapur Grasslands.

Alysicarpus rugosus (Willd.) DC.  ?? Did you check with FoI and efi ?

Alysicarpus tetragonolobus


Wild Herb for ID : Nasik : 30SEP21 : AK – 058:
A tiny wild herb seen at the Gangapur Grasslands earlier this month (30.9.21).
Not sure if it is close to another one posted yesterday, for which id was suggested as Alysicarpus rugosus by …

I think Alysicarpus tetragonolobus was suggested by …, for a similar post.


Fabaceae: Alysicarpus tetragonolobus Edgew.: 2 images- 1 high res.
location/date (both): Barha, Jabalpur Distr., Madhya Pradesh, October 1994





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