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156. Halimodendron Fischer ex Candolle, Prodr. 2: 269. 1825.

铃铛刺属 ling dang ci shu

Authors: Xiangyun Zhu & Kai Larsen

Shrubs, deciduous. Stipules persistent and becoming spines. Leaves paripinnate; rachis and petiole becoming a spine after leaf­lets have fallen. Raceme on reproductive branchlets, few flowered; peduncle slender. Calyx campanulate, base oblique; teeth 5, very short. Corolla pale purple or purplish red; standard suborbicular, slightly reflexed at margins; wings clawed, claw equal to auricle; keel semicircular, slightly curved, apex blunt at apex. Stamens diadelphous (9+1). Ovary stipitate, inflated; style incurved; stigma small. Legume inflated, valve thick.

One species: China, Mongolia, Russia.

Lower Taxon


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