Bhutan (N); China (N); Guangxi ; Guizhou ; Sichuan; Xizang Zizhiqu; Yunnan ; India (N) ; Arunachal Pradesh ; Assam; Manipur; Meghalaya ; Nagaland ; Sikkim ; Uttar Pradesh ; West Bengal ; Myanmar (N) ; Nepal (N) ; Pakistan (N) ; Vietnam (N) as per ILDIS;

Herbceous twitner, stems softly pubescent. leaflets broadly ovate-elliptic 8-17 x 4-1cm, acuminate, base cuneate or rounded, often oblique, unloabed, appressed brownish pubesecent, stiples linear lanceolate 3-6mm, petioles 5-25cm, stiples lanceolate, 7-8 x 1.5-2.5mm, basifixed. Racemes (7-)25-40cm. clayx 5-6mm, shortly toothed. petals 1.3-1.5cm, blue purple but white near base, standard obovate 7mm, wings oblong, blade 9 x 2.5mm, keel oblanceolate 10 x 4mm, pods 5-8 x 0.7cm, glabrous, 4-8seeded.

Fl. June-August
Cool broad-leaved forests
(Attributions- A.C.J Grierson & D.G Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE. 1987 from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)


SK206NOV17-2016:ID : 7 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (9)
Location: Chandragiri Hill, Nepal
Altitude:  8200 ft.
Date: 19 September 2016


possibly a Pueraria sp.

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


Is it Pueraria peduncularis (Benth.) Graham ex Benth  ?
Some more images from same location on same date. Attachments (8)

Following keys in Flora of Bhutan at Pueraria and the following links, I think it is Pueraria peduncularis only:

Pueraria peduncularis (Benth.) Graham ex Benth. : 8 posts by 1 author. 8 images- 5 to 7 mb each.
Location: Kathmandu Valley
Date:  October 2020 
Elevation: 2200m.
Habitat  : Wild


Pueraria peduncularis (Benth.) Graham ex Benth.: 1 high res. image.

Location: Phulchoki, Lalitpur, Nepal
Date: 26 August 2023
Altitude: 2700 m.
Habitat : Wild 
What is the fruit looking growth at the tip of the inflorescence ?

Maybe something like gall or something else.
I do not know.



The Plant List Ver.1.1  ILDIS  Catalogue of Life  Flora of China FOC illustration  Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  Encyclopedia of Life (Specimen) India Biodiversity Portal  Bhutan Biodiversity Portal  Pueraria: The Genus Pueraria edited by Wing Ming Keung (2003- details)