Flemingia stricta Roxb. (syn: Flemingia stricta var. pteropus Baker; Moghania stricta (Aiton) Kuntze (ambiguous synonym); Moghania stricta (Roxb.) Kuntze (ambiguous synonym); Moghania stricta var. pteropus (Baker) Mukerjee);
Bangladesh (N); Bhutan (N) ; Cambodia (N) ; China (N) ; Yunnan ; India (N) ; Andhra Pradesh ; Assam ; Bihar ; Mizoram ; Orissa ; Sikkim ; Tamil Nadu; Tripura; Uttar Pradesh; West Bengal ; Indonesia (N); Jamaica (I); Jawa (N); Laos (N); Myanmar (N) ; Philippines (N) ; Thailand (N); Vietnam (N) as per ILDIS;
Erect subshrubs, 1.5-2 cm high. Young stem 3-angled. Stem, young leaves, peduncles densely golden-pubescent. Leaflets 20-25 x 10-12 cm, oblong, lanceolate, long acuminate at apex, attenuate at base, 3-ribbed, glabrous above, pubescent on nerves below, scattered red-glandular on lower surface; lateral leaflets oblique; petioles 10-15 cm long. Stipules 1-1.5 cm long, lanceolate. Flowers in axillary clustered racemes. Fruits oblong, 0.8-1 cm long, 0.4-0.5 cm wide, 2-seeded, slightly puberulous without. Seeds minute, subglobose, black.
Flowering and fruiting: May-August
Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests
South Asia and China
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi from India Biodiversity Portal)
Id please – efloraofindia | Google Groups : 13 posts by 8 authors. Attachments (4)
Please help me to ID this species
Date/Time- 4/10/09- 1PM
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Kokrajhar, Assam, Alt 190m
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Wild Type
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- straggling Herb,
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- Compound pinnate 8-10.5x 15-20cm
Inflorescence Type/ Size- paniculate, 12-15cm
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 1.2- 2 cm,purple in color
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- Not seen
SL No 041009 ASS 001
What a weird looking plant , looks like a grass but has leaves like dicot !!!!!!!!!!!! i have never seen a more weird plant than this!! Eagerly waiting to know the name.
Beautiful! I have not seen the plant, so i guess it could be a species or a relative of Flemingia (Fabaceae). I too want to know the id of this interesting plant. Thanks.
I do agree with … One of the Flemingea…
it can be Flemingia macrophylla
I think ur right … This appears to be Flemingia macrophylla.
it is Flemingia macrophylla…. observed this in Bihar- Pashchim Champaran forest, close to Nepal Border.
To me looks different from other images at Flemingia macrophylla (Willd.) Merr.
It is more closer to Flemingia stricta as per High resolution specimen at GBIF & FoC illustration & POWO and as per distribution in ILDIS