Cochlianthus gracilis Benth. (syn: Cochlianthus gracilis var. gracilis ; Mucuna gracilis Graham);
Bhutan (N); China (N); Sichuan; Xizang Zizhiqu; Yunnan; India (N); Nepal (N) as per ILDIS;

/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/_DSC0648.JPGAmphicarpaea bracteata (L.) Fernald : 22 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (8) – around 500 kb each.

Location:  Nagarkot
Date: 21 August 2018
Elevation:6800 ft.
Habit : Wild 
Nepali Name : टाँकी  Taankee 

Location:  Shivapuri National Park,Nepal

Date: 25 August 2018
Elevation:6800 ft.
Habit : Wild
Attachments (3)- around 600 kb each.

call it hog peanut in Connecticut and its neighborhood

I guess it is correct accoring to tyhe link. Amphicarpaea

What this shows?

I thought you asked me where did I get the ID.
Just sending reference that I have found it listed in Nepal. Please ignore it if irrelevant.

Thanks, … Which is the book? Is it listed in Checklist of Nepal?

Additional images I guess is of same plant shot on 27 October 2018.
Attachments (5)

Please ignore image 1.

Dr. Aaron Floden has suggested it to be A. edgeworthii. I have found images of seed pods of both sp. with 2/4 segments only whereas my image has 9 segments. Could we confirm it?

Thank you … Images of Wikimedia showing hairy stem and sepals.

There are many subsp. or varieties as per Catalogue of Life. Pl. check with the detailed description w. r. t. queries you raised.

Legumes dimorphic: those of nor­mal flowers oblong or obovate-oblong, 2-3.5 × ca. 0.6 cm, compressed, 2-5-seeded; legumes of cleistogamous flowers elliptic or suborbicular, 1-4-seeded. Seeds reniform-orbicular, 2-4 × 2-3 mm; hilum short.
Pl. also check other species in Checklist of Nepal

Could it be Cochlianthus gracilis ??

My guess.
434 × 700

Also image from Stainton’s supplement book.

SK2068 23 July 2019 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (8)- around 650 kb each.
Location:  Phulchoki, Lalitpur
Date:  3 July 2019
Elevation:  2494 m.
Habit : Wild
Cochlianthus gracilis Benth. ??
I find difficult to differentiate between Cochlianthus gracilis Benth. and Amphicarpaea bracteata (L.) Fernald.

To me also appears close to Cochlianthus gracilis as per images, details and references herein.
Which book you have attached from ? 

Thank you …! Nepali Names : खोस्रे लहरो Khosre Laharo/ भटमासे लहरा Bhatamaase Lahara/ खोसे लहरो Khose Laharo

SK 2643 30 June 2020 : 7 posts by 2 authors. 2 images- 5 to 6 mb each.
Location: Latha Bhanjyang
Date: 20 June 2020
Elevation: 2114m.
Habitat: Wild
Any possibility to ID with these leaves??

Pl. check comparative images at Fabaceae, if by chance you get a match.

To me appears close as per the venation & colour of the leaves and other details.

I am concerned about the whitish patch at the centre of leaves!

I think that should not be a worry.


Cochlianthus gracilis Benth.: 8 high res. images.
Location: Nagarkot, Nepal
Altitude: 1825m.
Date: 04 September 2023
Habit : Wild

Nepali Names : खस्रे लहरा Khasre Laharaa / भटमासे लहरा Bhatamaase Ladharaa

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