|Shuteria ferruginea||异名||The Plant List||(Kurz) Baker||Shuteria hirsuta|
|Shuteria ferruginea||接受名||Flora of China|
Pueraria ferruginea Kurz, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 42: 232. 1874; P. anabaptis Kurz; Shuteria anabaptis (Kurz) C. Y. Wu; S. hirsuta Baker.
Herbs, 1-3(-4) m. Stems twining, slender, many branched, brown hirsute. Leaves pinnately 3-foliolate; stipules lanceolate, persistent; petiole 2.5-9 cm; stipels small; petiolules ca. 4 mm, hairy; leaflets ovate, 6-9 × 3.5-6 cm, membranous, both sur-faces adpressed villous, base rounded, apex acuminate. Raceme axillary, axis 5.5-16 cm; peduncle 2-3 cm, densely hairy. Bracts lanceolate, 6-8 mm, hirsute, persistent; bracteoles linear, hairy, persistent. Calyx tubular, ca. 4 mm, 5-lobed, hairy; upper 2 lobes nearly connate, triangular, ca. 1.5 mm, lower 3 lanceo-late, shorter than tube. Corolla light purple to purple, ca. 8 mm; standard obovate, without auricle, with stipe; wings linear, with auricles and stipe; keels slightly shorter than wings, auriculate. Ovary hairy. Legume oblong, compressed, slightly curved, 4.5-6 × 0.3-0.7 cm, densely hairy, apex rostrate, 5-11-seeded. Seeds dark brown. Fl. Jul-Dec, fr. Sep-Dec.
Mountains, forests, roadsides; 200-2300 m. Yunnan [Bhutan, In-dia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam].
Shuteria ferruginea is used for food. It is more widely known as S. hirsuta, but that name was published three years later than Pueraria ferruginea.Shuteria ferruginea is used for food. It is more widely known as S. hirsuta, but that name was published three years later than Pueraria ferruginea.