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Pakistan | Family List | Papilionaceae

Campylotropis Bunge, Mongol.7, Mem.Univ. Kasan. 4. 1835. Schindler in Fedde Repert.11:338.1912; Ricker in J.Wash.Acad.Sci. 36:37.1946; Ali in Biologia 12:43.1966.

Shrubs or undershrubs. Leaf trifoliolate, stipules persistent. Inflorescence racemose or paniculate. Bract small, 1-flowered; bracteoles 2, deciduous. Calyx gamosepalous, upper 2 teeth ± connate. Corola papilionaceous, keel very acute, curved mostly at right angle. Stamens diadelphous, 9+1, anthers uniform. Ovary shortly spitate, uniovulate. Fruit biconvex, 1-seeded, indehiscent, mucronate.

A genus with about 65-70 species, mostly confined to Yunnan and Szechuan in China, is represented in Pakistan by 3 species.

1 Raceme sessile, (bracts persistent)   Campylotropis stenocarpa
+ Raceme pedunculate   (2)
2 (1) Stipules 3.5-6.5 mm long, bract c. 2 mm long. Fruit with a persistent style base 2.5 mm long   Campylotropis meeboldii
+ Stipules c. 3 mm long, bract c. 2.5 mm long. Fruit with a persistent style base 7-10 mm long   Campylotropis macrostyla

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