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15. Caragana cuneatoalata Y. X. Liou, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 22: 212. 1984.

楔翼锦鸡儿 xie yi jin ji er

Shrubs to 2 m tall. Old branches bright brown; current-year branchlets villous. Leaves pinnate, 6(or 8)-foliolate; petiole and rachis 2.5-3.5 mm, persistent; leaflet blades oblong, 7-10 × 2-3 mm, both surfaces villous, apex acute. Flowers solitary. Pedicel very short. Calyx tube tubular-campanulate, ca. 1 cm. Corolla 2.7-2.8 cm; standard oblong; wings cuneate, claw ca. 1/2 as long as limb, auricle inconspicuous; keel with claw slightly longer than limb. Ovary densely villous. Legume unknown. Fl. Jul-Aug.

● Slopes, river valleys; ca. 4700 m. Xizang.

This species is dubious in that it is known only from the type specimen.


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