Cow Pea, Phasey Bean, Wild Bean;
images by Ranjini Kamath, identified by Dr. Vijayasankar Raman 

Wild Flower for ID-231109-RK-3 – indiantreepix | Google Groups : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2)
Request ID of this Wild Flower. Pic taken in Srirangapatna on 13-11-09.

This is Teramnus labialis common all over Tamil Nadu.

the maroon flowers remind me Macroptilium lathyroides (= Phaseolus lathyroides, P. semierectus). This is commonly found along waysides in Bangalore too. However, this needs to be confirmed.

Yes sir,

The plant is closer to Macroptilium lathyroides common in northern part of TN. [reasons: ovate-rhomboid leaves; clawed petals; falcate pods]


Pallikarani Marshland, Chennai: June 2009;  Fabaceae member – efloraofindia | Google Groups

140713 ASP 106 : Attachments (1). 4 posts by 4 authors.
Please ID this legume that grows commonly along paddy fields. Photo was taken in Sri Lanla in Dec 2012.

Please send better photographs of habit and close ups of flowers leaves etc. for ID.

Could be Macroptilium lathyroides.


image & id by Aarti S. Khale 

Wild Plant for ID : Sri Lanka : 141112 : AK-2: A small wild plant photographed in Sri Lanka on 16/11/10.


Appears to be Macroptilium lathyroides (L.) Urb. as per images herein.


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