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1. Trigonella emodi Bentham in Royle, Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts. 197. 1835.

喜马拉雅胡卢巴 xi ma la ya hu lu ba

Perennial herbs, 20-60(-80) cm. Stem erect or ascending, terete, branching at base, yellow pubescent when young. Leaves 3-foliolate; stipules broadly lanceolate, incised; leaflets broadly obovate, (7-)10-25 × (4-)7-15 mm, sparsely pilose abaxially, glabrous adaxially, base cuneate, margin sparsely serrate, apex obtuse or truncate, apiculate. Flowers 5-8(-10) in short ra­cemes; peduncle slender and axillary, 1-2 cm, after flowering prolonged to 2-3 cm, straight; bracts minute; pedicels 1.5-2.5 mm. Calyx 3-4 mm; teeth lanceolate, shorter than tube. Corolla yellow, 6-9 mm; standard suborbicular, equal to wings; keel ca. 1/2 length of wings. Ovary as long as style; ovules 8-10. Leg­ume oblong, 14-20 × 4-5 mm, glabrous, veins prominent, oblique, base rounded, apex acute, with persistent style. Seeds 4-6, brown, ellipsoid, ca. 2.5 × 1.5 mm, smooth. Fl. and fr. Jun-Sep.

Ravine shores or meadows by woodlands of the Himalayan valleys; 2700-3800 m. Xizang [India, Kashmir, Nepal, Pakistan].


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