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Flemingia bracteata (Roxb.) Wight, l.c. Ind. Or. t. 268. 1840. Cooke, Fl. Bomb. Pres. (reprint ed.) 1:416. 1958; Parker, For. Fl. Punj. 3rd ed. 165. 1956.

  • Flemingia strobilifera var. bracteata (Roxb.) Baker
  • Hedysarurn bracteatum Roxb.
  • Moghania bracteata (Roxb.) H. Li

    Erect undershrub or shrub, branches densely pubescent. Leaf unifoliolate, 7.5-15 cm long, 2.5-6.5 cm broad, ovate or oblong-lanceolate, acute or acuminate, glabrous to subglabrous above, pubescent, especially on the nerves below, obscurely gland dotted; petiole 3-18 mm long; stipules 1.2-2.5 cm long. Inflorescence axillary and terminal branched racemes; flowers in clusters hidden by distichously arranged bracts. Bracts 1.2-2.5 cm long, reniform, broader than long, slightly emarginate, hirsute; stalked with linear subulate stipules. Calyx 4-5 mm long, pubescent, teeth exceeding the tube. Corolla white streaked with pink, rosy or purple, 6-7 mm long. Fruit 7.0-12.5 cm long, pubescent, 2-seeded.

    Fl.Per.: October.

    Type: Roxburgh Icones fined. 1612 (K).

    Distribution: Pakistan (Punjab); India; Bhutan; Sikkim; Burma; China (Yunnan).


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