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5c. Pueraria montana var. thomsonii (Bentham) M. R. Al­meida, Fl. Maharashtra. 2: 122. 1998.

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Pueraria thomsonii Bentham, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 9: 122. 1865 ["thomsoni"]; P. lobata subsp. thomsonii (Bentham) H. Ohashi & Tateishi; P. lobata var. thomsonii (Bentham) Maesen.

Calyx to 20 mm. Standard suborbicular, 16-18 mm; wings slightly shorter than keel. Legumes 10-14 cm × 10-13 mm. Fl. Sep, fr. Nov.

Thickets, open forests, or cultivated. Guangdong, Guangxi, Hai­nan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Xizang, Yunnan [Bhutan, India, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam].

This taxon is used as a vegetable and for extracting starch.


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