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142. Chesniella Borissova, Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 1964: 182. 1964.

旱雀豆属 han que dou shu

Authors: Xiangyun Zhu & Kai Larsen

Chesneya sect. Microcarpon Borissova, Bot. Mater. Gerb. Bot. Inst. Komarova Akad. Nauk S.S.S.R. 21: 252. 1961.

Plants perennial. Root stout, woody. Stem prostrate, slender, base woody. Leaves imparipinnate, 5-11-foliolate, entire; stipules membranous, separate from petiole. Flowers solitary, axillary. Corolla pale yellow, pink, or purple; standard orbicular, abaxially with dense short appressed hairs, ± equal to wings or keel. Stamens diadelphous. Ovary sessile; stigma capitate, papillary. Legume ovoid or oblong. Seeds cylindric-reniform. Basic chromosome number x = 8.

Six species: C Asia to NW China; two species (one endemic) in China.

1 Leaflets 5 or 7, obovate, adaxially rarely with hairs, abaxially with dense white long appressed hairs; corolla purple.   1 C. mongolica
+ Leaflets 7-11, obovate-lanceolate, both surfaces with dense spreading white short hairs; corolla pink.   2 C. ferganensis

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