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Stracheya Benth. in Hook.Kew J. 5:306. 1853. Baker in Hook.f.,Fl.Brit.Ind. 2:147.1876.

Perennial herb. Stem reduced. Leaf imparipinnate, leaflets entire, stipules villous, scarious. Inflorescence an axillary peduncled raceme. Bract lanceolate. Calyx gamosepalous, upper 2 calyx teeth longer. Vexillum subequal to keel. Wing smaller. Stamens diadelphous, 9+1, anthers uniform. Fruit linear, straight, compressed, ridges tooth-like, indehiscent joints within the margin scarcely separating. Seed reniform.

A monotypic genus, distributed in Kashmir, Tibet and Sikkim. Stracheya tibetica

Lower Taxon


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