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Pakistan | Family List | Papilionaceae

Ougeinia Benth., Pl. Jungh. 216. 1852. Baker in Hook. f., Fl. Brit.Ind.2:161. 1876; Cooke, Fl. Bomb. Pres. (reprint ed.) 1:373.1958; Parker, For.Fl. Punj.3rd. ed.148. 1956.

Tree. Leaf pinnately trifoliolate, leaflets large, stipellate, stipules free, deciduous. Inflorescence fascicled axillary racemes at the older nodes. Bracts scale-like, bracteoles below the calyx. Calyx with 2 upper teeth connate into a broad emarginate lip, lower lobe larger than the lateral. Vexillum suborbicular. Keel subequal to the wings. Stamens diadelphous, 9+1, anthers uniform. Ovary sessile, ovules numerous. Fruit flat, elongated with numerous joints (or fewer by abortion), joints smooth, scarcely dehiscent.

A genus with 2 species, distributed in India and Pakistan, represented locally by only 1 species.

Lower Taxon

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