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4. Lathyrus dielsianus Harms, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 29: 417. 1900.

中华山黧豆 zhong hua shan li dou

Lathyrus davidii Hance var. roseus C. W. Chang; L. wil­sonii Craib.

Herbs perennial, 80-100 cm tall. Stem erect, glabrous, wingless. Leaves with simple or branched tendril; stipules obliquely ovate, toothed, on upper leaves often lanceolate, en­tire; leaflets (2 or)3- or 4(or 5)-paired, ovate to ovate-lanceolate, 35-55(-65) × 13-20(-35) mm, glabrous, with reticulate veins. Raceme shorter than or subequaling leaf, 9-11(-13)-flowered. Calyx campanulate, 7-8 mm, glabrous, shortly toothed; longest tooth shorter than tube, 1.5-2 mm. Corolla pink or purple, 1.8-1.9 cm; standard orbicular, with claw; wings obovate, auriculate at base. Ovary linear, glabrous. Legume brown, linear, 5.5-8 cm. Seeds elliptic, ca. 5 mm, smooth. Fl. May-Jun, fr. Jul-Aug.

● Forests, slopes, riverbanks. Chongqing, Hubei, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan.


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