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7. Astragalus sect. Onycholobium Pomel, Bull. Soc. Sci. Phys. Algérie. 11: 189. 1874.

胡麻组 hu ma zu

Plants annual, mostly branched at base, with basifixed hairs. Stipules shortly adnate to petiole. Racemes sessile or pedunculate, ± densely capitate. Petals of unequal length. Legumes sessile, at base mostly distinctly widened to bigibbous, keeled ventrally, deeply grooved dorsally, groove often widened toward base, mostly fully 2-locular.

Twenty-four species: N Africa, SW Asia to Pakistan and China, S Europe; four species in China.

1 Stems, petiole, and rachis closely appressed hairy   (2)
+ Stems, petiole, and rachis at least in part with ascending to spreading hairs   (3)
2 (1) Calyx 3-4 mm; bracts 1-1.5 mm; legumes 6-10 mm, with wrinkled walls, covered with short subappressed hairs and spreading hairs up to 1.5 mm.   11 A. filicaulis
+ Calyx 5.5-7 mm; bracts 2-3 mm; legumes 12-15 mm, covered with subappressed to ascending hairs up to 1.3 mm.   13 A. sesamoides
3 (1) Calyx 2.5-3 mm; leaflets adaxially glabrous; legumes widest at base but not bigibbous.   12 A. persepolitanus
+ Calyx 3-5 mm; leaflets on both surfaces densely appressed hairy; legumes at base distinctly bigibbous.   14 A. tribuloides


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