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Craspedolobium Harms


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs, scandent. Stipules present. Leaves pinnately 3-foliolate; stipels present. Pseudoracemes terminal or axillary near branchlet apex, elongated; flowering branchlet nodes with flowers in fascicles; bracts and bracteoles minute. Pedicel short. Calyx teeth 5, ± equal in length. Corolla red; petals equal in length; standard orbicular, shortly clawed, without basal calluses. Stamens diadelphous; vexillary stamen free from other 9. Ovary stipitate, with trichomes, with 5-8 ovules. Legumes flat, with a narrow wing on adaxial suture, dehiscent. Seeds with folded radicle.

One species: SE Asia and China.

(Authors: Wei Zhi (韦直); Les Pedley)

Lower Taxon


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