Tephrosia uniflora subsp. petrosa

Tephrosia uniflora subsp. petrosa (Blatt. & Hallb.) J.B.Gillett & Ali (syn: Tephrosia petrosa Blatt. & Hallb.; Tephrosia uniflora auct. non Pers.);

India (N); Daman ; Diu; Gujarat ; Haryana; Karnataka ; Maharashtra; Punjab; Rajasthan; Uttar Pradesh & other countries as per ILDIS;

Red hoarypea; 


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Tephrosia uniflora Pers. subsp. petrosa (Blatt. & Hallb.) : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6)
I believe this is Tephrosia uniflora ssp. petrosa from Jodhpur. Basing the id on the description in Flora of the Indian Desert by M.M. Bhandari.
There is an interesting note regarding T. uniflora at the end of the description.
Thanks, ... How is it different from normal variety ?
Here is the note from the Flora:
Tephrosia uniflora ssp. petrosa Blatt & Hall described from the Indian desert has been regarded as conspecific with the Arabian plant which has been named T. uniflora Pers. But due to certain differences in the number of leaflets, length of pods, number of seeds per pod and the nature of indumentum T. petrosa Blatt.nd Hall. has been given a subspecific rank in T. uniflora Pers. since acccording to Gillett (1958) in N. W. tropical Africa and the Red Sea coast of Arabia occur plants which combine the characater of the Indian and Arabian plants.
The epithet uniflora is misleading since it has at least 2 flowers in each axil.
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Recently there was a perplexing post from Maharashtra in Indian Flora, it was posted as I. trita, I did not agree and suspected it to be a Tephrosia
After lot of persistence, more input from posting member, T. uniflora was suspected. Finally I identified it as a probable specimen of T. senticosa
During course of this investigation, I realised there are many more species with axillary flowers, T. pentaphylla, T. strigosa, T. senticosa being notable ones, 
Also there are T. jamnagarensis and T. axillaris.   
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Thanks, ...  When was the attachment published? 
Do we have only one subsp. in India as posted by ...? 
This screenshot was again from an article on JSTOR free to read, not for free download, but pretty old, either 59 or 69 or near about, 
it was a revision of Tephrosia in East Africa. I took screenshot because of the species involved and good description of the two subspecies. 
This paper and Flora of Pakistan say we have only subsp. petrosa , but who can say with certainty !!! A lot is to be explored !! 


This small shrub was clicked at the Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, Jodhpur, RJ in March 2018.
There are no other pics, would it be possible to provide an ID?

I think some indigofera species.  

Pl. check 

This is certainly Tephrosia uniflora locally known as 'Bhakar Biyani' mostly found in gravel and rocky habits. This was confirmed from flora of Indian desert by M.M. Bhandari.
I hope this information will be useful.
Taking it as Tephrosia uniflora subsp. petrosa (Blatt. & Hallb.)J.B.Gillett & Ali as per Catalogue of life with distribution in India.
Tephrosia uniflora Pers. does not have any distribution in India as per Catalogue of life
Sorry, Tephrosia uniflora Pers. also have any distribution in India as per Catalogue of life.
But taking this as Tephrosia uniflora subsp. petrosa (Blatt. & Hallb.) J.B.Gillett & Ali as per keys at another thread: Tephrosia uniflora Pers. subsp. petrosa (Blatt. & Hallb.)
It's Tephrosia uniflora
Locally called as Bhaker Biyani. Bhaker means gravel land, stonny.
This plant is reported in Flora of desert by M.M. Bhandari. I am sure this infirnation would be useful. 
Thanks, ..., Yes, Tephrosia uniflora Pers. also have any distribution in India as per Catalogue of life.
But taking this as Tephrosia uniflora subsp. petrosa (Blatt. & Hallb.) J.B.Gillett & Ali as per keys at another thread: Tephrosia uniflora Pers. subsp. petrosa (Blatt. & Hallb.) in attachment by ...
I agree. Even leaflets look like line diagram in FOP. 


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Plant from smriti van Jaipur .This is Tephrosia uniflora.

Photo Taken on-6.8.2009


Taking it as Tephrosia uniflora subsp. petrosa (Blatt. & Hallb.)J.B.Gillett & Ali as per Catalogue of life with distribution in India.
Tephrosia uniflora Pers. does not have any distribution in India as per Catalogue of life;
Sorry, Tephrosia uniflora Pers. also have any distribution in India as per Catalogue of life.
But taking this as Tephrosia uniflora subsp. petrosa (Blatt. & Hallb.) J.B.Gillett & Ali as per keys at another thread: Tephrosia uniflora Pers. subsp. petrosa (Blatt. & Hallb.)
Beautiful image. Shows everything required. 
T. u. subsp. unoflora is not found in India, as far as I know, we have T. u. subsp. petrosa which is distributed from India (Raj.) to Pakistan and all the way to Arabian peninsula where some intermediate forms are also found . 
 


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