Fabaceae (Leguminosae)

Silky afgekia, Kan Phai, Thua Paep Chaang

Afgekia is a small genus of large perennial climbing shrubs native to Asia, reminiscent of the related genus Wisteria. The genus was named from the initials of Arthur Francis George Kerr (1877–1942), an Irish-born plant collector who worked in then-Siam in the early twentieth century.

Photo: A.P. Uni

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About Antoni Uni

I am born in Haarlem, the Netherlands, and went to Spain, l'Escala - Costabrava, in 1988. After 15 years I made a mistake and went travelling in S.E. Asia. and in 2005 I dropped down in Bangkok where I still live. My website, more than 30.000 photos, is:
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