1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Pueraria DC.
      1. Pueraria tuberosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) DC.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent.

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    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing, Herb/Shrub
    Vernacular
    Bankumra, Bharda, Bilaikand, Ghora Bel, Indian Kudzu, Sural, Tirra
    [ILDIS]
    Use
    Chemical products, Environmental, Food and Drink, Forage, Medicine

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Pakistan, West Himalaya

    Pueraria tuberosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1981 Wallich [5352], India K000264097
    Jan 1, 1981 Roxburgh [s.n.], India K000264086 isotype
    Jan 1, 1981 Jacquemont [s.n.], India K000264098
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5352], India K001120650
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5352] K001120649
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5352] K001120651
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5352], India K001120652

    First published in Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 4: 97 (1825)

    Accepted by

    • Sikarwar, R.L.S. (2014). Angiosperm diversity assessment of Chitrakootthe legendary place of Vindhyan range, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 38: 563-619.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Choudhary, R.K., Srivastava, R.C., Das, A.K. & Lee, J. (2012). Floristic diversity assessment and vegetation analysis of Upper Siang district of eastern Himalaya in North East India Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 42: 222-246.
    • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Choudhary, R.K., Srivastava, R.C., Das, A.K. & Lee, J. (2012). Floristic diversity assessment and vegetation analysis of Upper Siang district of eastern Himalaya in North East India Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 42: 222-246.
    • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Kumar, S. & Sane PV (2003). Legumes of South Asia: a check-list. RBG Kew.
    • Naithani, H. B. et al. (1997). Forest flora of Goa. Dehra Dun.
    • Saxena, H. O. & Brahman, M. (1994). The Flora of Orissa (Ranunculaceae to Fabaceae)
    • Jain, S. K. (1991). Dictionary of Indian Folk Medicine and Ethnobotany
    • Shetty, B. V. & Singh, V. (1987). Flora of Rajasthan Vol. 1. Flora of India Series 2
    • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India
    • Van der Maesen, L. J. G. (1985). Agric. Univ. Wageningen Papers 85-1:1-132. Rev. of Pueraria
    • Kanjilal, P. C. (1966). A forest ... Uttar Pradesh (Ranunculaceae - Alangiaceae)

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0