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