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Ammopiptanthus Cheng f.


Description from Flora of China

Evergreen shrubs. Leaves digitately 1- or 3-foliolate; stipules subulate, mostly adnate to petiole; leaflets entire, silvery tomen­tose. Flowers in short racemes terminating branchlets; bracts small, deciduous. Calyx campanulate, 5-toothed, subglabrous. Corolla yellow; petals subequal, clawed. Stamens 10; filaments free; anthers uniform. Ovary stipitate, with several ovules; style glabrous. Legume linear to oblong, flat, dehiscent. Seeds reniform, compressed, strophiolate.

One species: China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia.

Lower Taxon


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