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Published In: Genera Plantarum (Endlicher) 1275. 1840. (Gen. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
General/Distribution: A genus with about 20 species, mainly Central Asian in distribution, represented in Pakistan by 5 species.

 

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Prostrate herbs, woody at the base. Leaf imparipinnately compound, leaflets entire, stipules foliaceous. Inflorescence a 1-3-flowered peduncled, axillary raceme or umbelloid. Calyx obliquely attached to the pedicel, bilabiate, upper tip composed of 2 fused sepals, lower lip trifid. Vexillum externally pubescent, longer than the keel and the wing. Stamens diadelphous, 9+1, vexillary stamen free, anthers uniform. Ovary sessile, many-ovuled, pubescent, stigma capitate. Fruit eglandular, oblong-linear, continuous inside.
 

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1 Flower longer than 1 cm (2)
+ Flower less than 1 cm long (c. 8 mm long) Chesneya depressa
2 (1) Two teeth of the upper lip of the calyx c. 1.5-3.0 mm long (3)
+ Two teeth of the upper lip of the calyx longer than 3 mm Chesneya cuneata
3 (2) Flowering calyx more than 12 mm long, vexillum more than 24 mm long (4)
+ Flowering calyx less than 11-12 mm long, vexillum c. 15-18 mm long Chesneya parviflora
4 (3) Leaf 9-20 mm long Chesneya crassipes
+ Leaf generally more than 25 mm long Chesneya acaulis
 
 
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