Tephrosia vogelii Hook.f. (Syn: Cracca vogelii (Hook.f.) Kuntze);
India (I) ; Tamil Nadu  & other countries as per ILDIS;

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PLANT ID…..22.10.11….S.S…….2.: Date/Time-……………………….2nd April 2011.

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS-…….Between Darjeeling and Kalimpong/ ?/?
Habitat-Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Farmers / garden crop. Cultivated area
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb-…Upright
Height/Length-………………………..3ft ish


This plant could be Tephrosia vogelii or commonly known as Vogel tephrosia.
Also known as Fish Poison Bean.
I had photographed these flowers at Nairobi, Kenya during a visit in Jan,2009.
Let us wait for expert comments.

Nice to know about this plant. Yes, this is Tephrosia vogelii and I have verified this from the link below. Thanks for posting.
http://www.nri.org/projects/sapp/Tephrosia_vogelii.htm


I had a feeling that this plant was used as a green manure crop. I have now also learned it is used to control insects.


 

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ID Request- Fabaceae sp-Munnar-PKA-5 : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6)- around 400 kb each. 

Fabaceae shrub with white colored flowers were seen on road side near Munnar.
Requesting ID?


Please check for Tephrosia Species. Looks close to Tephrosia vogelii.
This is just a suggested id.


Thanks … for the lead. It does look like Tephrosia vogelii..


  

 
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