IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened and Lower Risk/Near Threatened (NT)
Vigna khandalensis (Santapau) Sundararagh. & Wadhw (Syn: Phaseolus grandis Dalzell & A.Gibson; Phaseolus khandalensis Santapau; Vigna grandis (Dalzell & A.Gibson) Verdc.);
India (N); Gujarat ; Karnataka ; Maharashtra; Tamil Nadu as per ILDIS;
for id please Kass_SSN – indiantreepix | Google Groups : at Kass, Satara, Maharashtra- June 2008;
Fabaceae-Faboideae (Papilionaceae) Week : Shrubs/Herbs : Vigna khandalensis: Vigna khandalensis
Fabaceae (Faboideae)Fortnight::Vigna khandalensis ::Panchghani::PKA-OCT-89:: : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2)
Seen this herb at “Panchgani— en-route Mahabaleshwar”.
Bot. name: Vigna khandalensis (Santapau) Sundararagh. & Wadhw
Family: Leguminosae (Fabaceae)
Local name: Badmung
Plant Habit: Herb, 50-100cm tall; stem stout (perhaps only herb among the Vigna sp. in western ghats),
Habitat: Wild, in grasslands in hills.
ID Please KHWS- : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2) – 1 MB each.
Collection: Kalsubai-Harishchandragad wildlife sanctuary
Collection: March 2017
Fresh plant August 2017
Collected By: Mahendra Khyade
These plants seem to be Vigna khandalensis. The foliaceous stipules are evident in the second image on which the identity is based. The leaflets are normally lobed.
The herbs are in vegetative state. Nevertheless the stipules help in confirming the identity.