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9. Hylodesmum repandum (Vahl) H. Ohashi & R. R. Mill, Edinburgh J. Bot. 57: 185. 2000.

浅波叶长柄山蚂蝗 qian bo ye chang bing shan ma huang

Hedysarum repandum Vahl, Symb. Bot. 2: 82. 1791; Des­modium repandum (Vahl) Candolle; D. scalpe Candolle; Podo­carpium repandum (Vahl) Y. C. Yang & P. H. Huang.

Subshrubs, erect, 50-150 cm tall. Stem and petiole spreading pubescent. Leaves 3-foliolate; petiole 3-9 cm; leaflet blade rhombic to ovate, 5-8 × 3.5-6 cm, both surfaces sparsely to densely adpressed hairy, more densely especially on veins abaxially, base cuneate, margin repand, apex acute to shortly acute. Racemes or sometimes panicles, terminal or often termi­nal and axillary, 15-30 cm. Pedicel 1.5-3 cm, with spreading straight or uncinate hairs. Calyx 2.5-3.5 mm; lobes longer than or equal to tube. Corolla red or orangish red; standard broadly elliptic, 8-10 × 7-8 mm, shortly clawed; wings narrowly ellip­tic, ca. 7 × 2 mm, clawed; keel ca. 10 × 3 mm, clawed. Legume often 3- or 4-jointed; articles slightly broadly subobovate, 6-3 × ca. 3 mm, densely uncinate pubescent; stipe ca. 5 mm; fruiting pedicel 2-4 cm. Fl. and fr. Jun-Nov. 2n = 22.

Ditches, mixed forests; 1300-2000 m. ?Sichuan, S Yunnan [Bhu­tan, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Guinea, Philip­pines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam; Africa].


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