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5b. Pueraria montana var. lobata (Willdenow) Maesen & S. M. Almeida ex Sanjappa & Predeep in Sanjappa, Legumes India. 288. 1992.

葛麻姆 ge ma mu

Dolichos lobatus Willdenow, Sp. Pl. 3: 1047. 1802; D. hirsutus Thunberg; Neustanthus chinensis Bentham; Pachy­rhizus thunbergianus Siebold & Zuccarini; Pueraria argyi H. Léveillé & Vaniot; P. bodinieri H. Léveillé & Vaniot; P. caeru­lea H. Léveillé & Vaniot; P. koten H. Léveillé & Vaniot; P. lo­bata (Willdenow) Ohwi; P. lobata var. chinensis (Bentham) Ohwi; P. montana var. chinensis (Bentham) Maesen & S. M. Almeida ex Sanjappa & Predeep; P. thunbergiana (Siebold & Zuccarini) Bentham.

Calyx 8-10 mm. Standard obovate, 10-12 mm; wings subequal to keel. Legumes 5-9 cm × 8-11 mm.

Mountain forests or cultivated. Everywhere in China except Qing­hai, Xinjiang, and Xizang [SE Asia to Australia; also introduced in Afri­ca, America, and Europe].

This taxon is used medicinally and as edible tubers, a cover crop, and fodder.


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