Pueraria tuberosa

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Pueraria tuberosa
Pueraria tuberosa


Taxonavigation: Fabales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Faboideae
Tribus: Phaseoleae
Subtribus: Glycininae
Genus: Pueraria
Species: Pueraria tuberosa



Pueraria tuberosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) DC., 1824


  • Desmodium tuberosum (Roxb. ex Willd.) G.Don
  • Hedysarum tuberosum Roxb. ex Willd.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Indian Subcontinent
      • Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Pakistan, West Himalaya

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Additional references

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • 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.

Vernacular names

English: Indian Kudzu
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