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Published In: Philippine Journal of Science 19: 354. 1921. (Philipp. J. Sci.) 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)
Flower/Fruit: Fl.Per.: April-May.
Type: Type: Persia, Garcin Herb. (G-not seen).
Distribution: Distribution: Pakistan (Baluchistan); Persia; Arabia.
Illustration: Crotalaria persica (Burm. f.) Merr. (Illustration)
Map Location: G-1 Jiwani, 30 m, dunes, G.Popov 77 (BM); G-2 Gwadar rest house, S.I. Ali, S.A. Faruqi & Sultanul Abedin 1167 (KUH); Gwadar air port, S.I. Ali, S.A. Faruqi & Sultanul Abedin 1166 (KUH); Gwadar Rest House, Abdul Ghafoor & M. Qaiser 220 (KUH).


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Perennial bushy shrub, up to 65 cm tall; branches appressed pubescent, ending in spines. Leaf absent or compound trifoliolate, petiole c. 4 cm long, leaflets petiolulate, lateral c. 13 mm long, 3.5 mm broad; terminal c. 3.2 cm long, 5 mm broad, lanceolate, acute, densely appressed pubescent on both sides. Inflorescence an elongated, many flowered raceme. Pedicel c. 5 mm long, pubescent. Calyx pubescent, c. 4 mm long, teeth c. 2.5 mm long. Vexillum c. 5 mm long, claw c. 1.5 mm, bent at right angles, violet with a few hairs at the beak; wings yellow. Ovary pubescent, style pubescent on the inner side, stigma penicillate; stipe c. 1 mm long. Fruit c. 6-7 mm long, 4-6 mm broad, pubescent, gradually tapering into a bent persistent style, bilocular, each half 2-seeded; stipe c. 1-1.5 mm long.
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