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Published In: Species Plantarum 2: 732. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Distribution: Distribution: A native of Europe, commonly cultivated in Pakistan and elsewhere.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Sweet Pea.


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Annual, stem pubescent, winged. Leaf paripinnately compound, leaflets 2, 2-6 cm long, 7-30 mm broad, elliptical or ovate-oblong. Stipules 1.5-2.5 cm long, semisagittate. Inflorescence 1-3-flowered. Calyx 10-11 mm long, teeth almost equalling the tube. Corolla white, pink, purple, violet or blue in various cultivated forms, 2-3.5 cm long. Fruit 5-7 cm long, 10-12 mm broad, pubescent, 8-seeded.
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