Dabra • Bengali: Sankarjata • Hindi: Dabra, Pitvan, Shankaraja • Malayalam: Muvila • Marathi: Pitvan, Prisniparni, Ranganja • Oriya: Isworojota • Sanskrit: Andhriparni, Chitraparni, Sinhapuchchi • Tamil: Sittirappaladai, Chittirappalatai • Telugu: Kolkuponna; ‘Prushthiparni’ ‘पृष्‍ठीपर्णी’ in Marathi;
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It is very important medicinal plant. This is one of the components of Dasamoola. They are mainly used for fracture healing properties.


Plant for ID from Panipat:
This legume was found growing along roadside, though limited to a patch only, near IOCL Refinery of  Panipat. Quite uncommon here.


about seeds of Uraria picta:
i am doing research on uraria picta. I want seeds. please help me. i am doing Msc in konkan krishi veedyapeeth dapoli in forestry. plz give me source

– Scientific Name. Uraria Picta DESV.
Sanskrit Name. Prsniparni, Prthakparni, Chitraparni, Ahiparni, Krostavinna, Simhapucchi, Kalashi, Guha, dhavani … parisaramahiti
Contact …..

Bot. name: Uraria picta
Family: Fabaceae.
Location: Vikramgad near Wada (Manor), Maharashtra.

nice post, one of the highly medicinal and rare plant, now a days in cultivation for the roots, as used in ‘Dashmoolarishta’, an ayurvedic preparation.


Uraria picta (Family: Fabaceae).
Location: Vikrangad near Wada (Manor)
Date/Time: 7-08-2010 / 01:30PM.

Fabaceae (Faboideae) Week_ Uraria picta_ 111111PD02 Flora of Orissa:
Sending the photograph of Uraria picta from Ranpur

Name of the species: Uraria picta
Family: Papilionaceae
Place of collection: Ranpur, Nayagarh, Orissa
Habit: Herb
Habitat: Garden


Plant for ID:  I photographed this plant yesterday in Bandhavgarh National Park area
May I request you to please help in ID.
Plant is about 3 feet tall at present.

This is Uraria picta Common name: Prsniparni, Fabaceae. It is very important medicinal plant. This is one of the components of Dasamoola. They are mainly used for fracture healing properties.

agree with Uraria picta

Plant ID from Bangladesh SM154 :  5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3).
Habit: Herb/Shrub
Habitat: Wild
Location: Rajshashi

Uraria picta (Jacq.) DC. 

Agree with … It is Uraria picta (Fabaceae) an important medicinal plant.

This raceme looks very beautiful.. this is very scanty in our area.. thanks …

Plants for ID – efloraofindia | Google Groups : 2 correct images as above.
Attached photos of plant see in the Bor Wildlife Sanctuary. Please ID.

Uraria picta or Pithwan,

Fabaceae (Faboideae)Fortnight ::Uraria picta::Nagpur :: PKA-OCT-27: : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2)
Uraria picta from Fabaceae family.
Location: Nagpur


Herb Photographed at “Gorewada Lake, Nagpur”.(21-10-09)
Leaves have some distinct pattern on top and bottom side is plain and almost whitish green..


Need help with this id: locally called ‘saamp ka bhutta’ : 3 posts by 3 authors. 1 correct image as above.
Photo taken in black soil in Bhopal on 10/8/20.

Post again separately …, both are individual sp.,
first one is Monocot, Araceae member and the second one is Uraria picta, Dicot,Fabaceae member,

Two different sp. First image Arisaema sp. Please post images in upright position

Fabaceae (Faboideae) Fortnight :: Uraria picta :: Panipat :: NS OCT 125/125 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (5)
This legume bears beautiful bunch of flowers, was recorded from Panipat, not frequent.. Uraria picta..

Need help id’ing this beautiful flower : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2)
Bhopal. 10/8/2020

Is it cultivated ? Can you please send habitat, leaf, legume and stem images?

Uraria picta, I think it’s from Wild

We have in interior forests (Andhra Pradesh) and I too collected,

Uraria picta, It is medicinal plants.


Uraria picta (Jacq.) Desv. ex DC.: 11 very high res. images.

Location: Surkhet, West Nepal
Altitude: 330m.
Date: 28 August 2021
Habit : Wild


Fabaceae: Uraria picta (Jacq.) DC.: 1 high res. image.
synonym: Uraria picta (Jacq.) Desv.
location/date: Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, October 1994



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