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Published In: Species Plantarum. Editio quarta 3(2): 917. 1802. (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)
General/Distribution: A genus with 3 species distributed in Pakistan, India, Burma and Ceylon.


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Trees or climbing shrubs, tomentose. Leaves pinnately trifoliolate, stipellate; stipules small caducous. Flowers large, orange or flame coloured, densely fascicled, fascicles racemose or paniculate. Bracts and bracteoles narrow, caducous. Calyx broadly campanulate, teeth short deltoid. Corolla much exserted; vexillum ovate, acute, recurved, not appendaged; wings falcate, adherent to the keel; keel much incurved, acute. Stamens diadelphous, vexillary stamen free, others connate, anthers uniform. Ovary with 2 ovules, style incurved, stigma terminal. Fruit oblong or broadly linear, 2 valved and 1-seeded at the top.
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