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Fabaceae-Faboideae (Papilionaceae) Week: RVS19: Tephrosia maxima: Tephrosia maxima from Tuticorin, TN.


[EfloraIndia_171211PD02_Tephrosia maxima_Flora of Odisha]: please find the images of Tephrosia maxima taken from Ranpur

Name of the species: Tephrosia maxima
Family: Fabaceae
Place of collection: Ranpur, Nayagarh, Odisha
Altitude: 50 m above msl
habit: Erect ascending undershrub
Habitat: wild, roadside


Fabaceae (Faboideae) Fortnight :: Tephrosia herb for ID :: MK-OCT-04 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6)

Please help me to identify this Tephrosia species of Fabaceae. The habitat is an agricultural (dry) land. The plant is quite scandent.
Height: c.25 cm
Date: 16 March 2015
Location: Nanguneri Taluk, Tirunelveli dist., TN
Alt.: 30 m asl

Tephrosia species in eFloraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ Biotik/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available on net) 

Tephrosia maxima


Tephrosia speces from Orissa SN91021: 3 images.

Close ups of flowers and leaves wouldhelp.

Plant erect or Prostrate


Tephrosia maxima


Wild Plant for ID : Nasik : 27SEP21 : AK – 048: 3 images.
A wild plant seen last week (27.9.21).

Very tiny plant with purple flowers.

Please check Fabaceae may be Vicia ??

Tephrosia maxima,

Prostrate tephrosia,

The flowers were very very tiny.

May I request you to post high res. images to see the details.


3 high res. images.

Yes, …, may be right as per images at Tephrosia maxima (L.) Pers.