Pueraria montana var. thomsonii (Benth.) M.R.Almeida, Fl. Maharashtra 2: 122 (1998) (syn: Dolichos grandifolius Graham; Pueraria lobata subsp. thomsonii (Benth.) H.Ohashi & Tateishi; Pueraria lobata var. thomsonii (Benth.) Maesen; Pueraria thomsonii Benth.);
Tropical & Subtropical Asia: Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam as per POWO;

MS,Sept.,2021/07 Pueraria sp. ?for id.: 4 images.
Location : Farkawn, Mizoram
Date : 06-10-2018
Habit : Climber
Habitat : Wild

Yes, appears so as per comparative images at Pueraria
What are the keys?

I am not getting sure about Pueraria montana var. thomsonii as per keys in Flora of Mizoram as per POWO specimens- one and two and GBIF specimens.
May I request you to pl. post high res. images to further check the details.

May be close as per

Also observations at Pueraria montana var. lobata appear quite similar, but different as per keys at Flora of China,
Both occur in NE India as per POWO.

4 high res. images.



References: POWO  Catalogue of Life (syn. of Pueraria montana var. chinensis (Ohwi) Sanjappa & Pradeep) The Plant List Ver.1.1 (syn. of Pueraria montana var. chinensis (Ohwi) Sanjappa & Pradeep) ILDIS (syn. of Pueraria montana var. chinensis (Ohwi) Sanjappa & Pradeep)  GBIF (High resolution specimens) High resolution specimen  Flora of China

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