Calopogonium mucunoides Desv.,  (Syn: Calopogonium brachycarpum Hemsl.; Calopogonium orthocarpum Urb.; Glycine javanica “sensu Backer, non L.”; Stenolobium brachycarpum Benth.;                      (=) Calopogonium brachycarpum (Benth.) Benth. ex Hemsl.);

Need help to ID this Atylosia sp
Place: Assam

Interesting plant. Appears to be a climber with trifoliate leaves. Terminal inflorescence; hairy ; with many flowers BLUE. The name of the genus Atylosia has been changed for some plants I suppose. Can’t comment on the ID as I am not conversant with local flora

Yes most of plants are changed to Cajanus

It looks like Glycine tomentella

This ie neither Atylosia nor Cajanus.This is Calpogonium mucunoides

Calpogonium mucunoides

ANDEC02 Is this Glycine wightii? : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (16)

Nelliyampathy, Kerala
November 2014

Check for Calopogonium mucunoides??

It matches sir. Thank you!

Coastal Herb of Java 6 : Attachments (1).
Could you help me id our herb please.

………….. is probably cultivated legume..

The second image seems to be Calopogonium mucunoides Desv.

id please : 6 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Please give the identity of this herb, a fabaceae member from the river banks of Kannur, Kerala

Calopogonium mucunoides

The Image is of Desmodium scorpiurus (Sw.) Desv..

On checking, it appears closer to images of Calopogonium mucunoides & not that of Desmodium scorpiurus

Please check the fruit for confirmation of Calopogonium mucunoides.


222 ID wild plant Desmodium: 16 images.

Please ID wild plant,
Location: near Reserve Forest, Chathamattom, Ernakulam District, (Kochi) Kerala PIN:686671
Altitude: 1400fsl
Flower date: 04.12.2021, 07.50am
Habitat: wild moisture
Plant habit: climbing, branches, slender weak stem 02.5mm diameter, hairy, annual
Height: 01.5 meters
Leaves: alternate, tripartite, leaflets ovate apex, hairy, size:11×6cm or less
Flower: axillary, racemose, diameter:06mm, violet, non fragrant
Fruit: cylindrical beans green into brown, size:08×0.5cm
Seed: brown, upto 08 nos., pea shaped
Camera: mobile Samsung Galaxy A21s

I think something else.

One time I saw this ID in our eFI, and I can’t remember where it is,

Calapogonium mucunoides?

Yes, it is Calapogonium mucunoides dear …, thank you very much for ID my plant




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