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Common name

English: Fish poison

Mandarin: 灰毛豆 (hui mao dou)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Tephrosia (2)

            Epithet: purpurea (L.) Pers. (7)

purpurea => purple

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb, shrub

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Tephrosia purpurea at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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