Cajanus grandiflorus (Baker) Maesen (syn: Atylosia grandiflora Baker; Dunbaria pulchra Baker; Pueraria seguini H.Lev. [Spelling variant]; Pueraria seguinii H. Lév.);
Bhutan (N); China (N); Yunnan; India (N); Manipur; Nagaland; Sikkim; Uttar Pradesh; West Bengal; Myanmar (N); Nepal (U) as per ILDIS;

SK 2263 31 October 2019 : 17 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3)- 1, 2 & 2 mb.
Location:  Batase Danda, Palpa
Date: 24 September 2019
Elevation:1400 m.
Habit : Wild 
Which Fabaceae ??

Attachments (3)- 1, 2 & 3 mb.

Attachments (3)- 1, 2 & 2 mb.

Attachments (1)- 3 mb.

Attachments (1)- 6 mb.

How many seeds per pod ?
Inflorescence makes me think of Rhynchosia capitata 

Does not look like matching with any Rhynchosia ! I did not check seeds properly but looks like 5-7.
Rhynchosia capitata not listed in Nepal.

but here its just developing. may be that’s why its flat.
let it grow the seeds and then we can decide, if that’s possible

It is too too far away, about 350 km from Kathmandu for the follow-up !

oh ok

Any idea about the genus ? Tried in Flora of Bhutan, but could not find.

I think same as in SK 2227 17 October 2019

Looks like but unable to ID yet.

Thought of Rhynchosia after seeing … post at Identification of Fabaceae climber, but could not match with any species given in Checklist of Nepal as per
Comparative images at Rhynchosia and as per

Rhynchosia falconeri also does not look a match.

Cajanus ? C. elongatus or C. villosus ?

Thanks, …
I check with both, but not matching as per Cajanus elongatus (Benth.) Maesen and for C. villosus as per GBIF, POWO
I further checked with keys in Flora of Bhutan at Cajanus
I think this is Cajanus grandiflorus (Bentham ex Baker) Maesen (Atylosia grandiflora Bentham ex Baker in J. D. Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 2: 214. 1876; Dunbaria pulchra Baker; Pueraria seguinii H. Léveillé) as per GBIF  High resolution specimen High resolution specimen Flora of China  FOC illustration  CFH  POWO

SK 2227 17 October 2019 : 15 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (5) – 1 mb each.
Location: Chalnakhel, kathmandu, Nepal
Altitude: 1570 m.
Date: 14 September  2019
Habit : Wild
Which Fabaceae ??

Attachments (3)- 141 kb, 3 & 3 mb.

Attachments (1)- 7 mb.

Size of flowers and pods ? Infloresacence ? Rhynchosia ?

Any idea about the genus ?

lotus ?

It is not Lotus …!


Check Dunbaria

Two, Dunbaria rotundifolia (Lour.) Merr. and Dunbaria punctata (Wight & Arn.) Benth.
are listed in Nepal but does not look like matching !

Pl. check with keys of Fabaceae in Flora of Bhutan.

Pl. check comparative images at Fabaceae (Leguminosae)


Legume (Phaseolus/Vigna?) for ID from Chakrata-GS17122021-8: 6 high res. images.
Please help with the ID of legume, possibly Phaseolus or Vigna, from Tiger fall area, Chakrata, Uttarakhand, 18-9-2011

Rhynchosia sp.

I think it is Cajanus grandiflorus (Baker) Maesen, as per images and details herein.

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