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4. Uraria neglecta Prain, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 66: 382. 1897.

福建狸尾豆 fu jian li wei dou

Uraria aequilobata Hosokawa; U. fujianensis Y. C. Yang & P. H. Huang; U. hamosa (Roxburgh) Wallich ex Wight & Ar­nott var. formosana Matsumura; U. lagopus Candolle var. ne­glecta (Prain) H. Ohashi; U. longibracteata Y. C. Yang & P. H. Huang.

Herbs, erect or subshrubs. Stems densely gray-yellow to­mentose and spreading pubescent. Leaves pinnately 3-foliolate, sometimes 1-foliolate; petiole (1-)3-7 mm, densely hairy as stem; leaflet blades ovate, orbicular, or oblong, terminal one 1.8-6 × 1.9-4.5 cm, abaxially pubescent, adaxially pilose, lat­eral veins 11-14 on each side of midvein, base broadly cuneate, rounded, or slightly cordate, apex rounded or emarginate, mu­cronate. Racemes terminal, or sometimes terminal and axillary, sometimes with a few branches at base, 6-40 cm, densely hairy with gray-yellow spreading glandular hairs; internode 2-4 mm; bracts 9-18 mm. Pedicel 7-12 mm, densely villous, apically hooked. Calyx ca. 5 mm; lobes 5, narrowly triangular, subequal. Corolla purple, ca. 5 mm; standard obovate, ca. 5 × 3 mm, base cuneate, apex rounded; wings and keel auricular-oblong, ca. 4 × 1.5 mm. Ovary ca. 2.5 mm, glabrous; style ca. 4 mm, curved. Legume 5-7-jointed, slightly compressed, glabrous. Fl. and fr. Sep-Nov.

Mountain slopes, roadsides, field margins; below 500 m. Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Jiangxi, Taiwan, Zhejiang [Bangladesh, India, Nepal].


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