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Pakistan | Family List | Papilionaceae | Laburnum

Laburnum anagyroides Medicus, Vorl. Churf. Phys.-├ľkon. Ges. 2:363. 1787. Ford & Heywood, l.c. 86.1968.

  • Cytisus laburnum Linn.

    A small deciduous tree. Leaf trifoliolate, petiole c. 2-6.3 cm long; leaflets c. 3-8 cm long, c. 2.5 cm broad, elliptic-lanceolate or obovate. Inflorescence a pendulous raceme, up to 40.0 cm long. Flowers yellow. Calyx c. 5 mm long, 2-lipped. Vexillum c. 2 cm long. Stamens 10, monadelphous, anthers uniform. Ovary stipitate. Fruit 4-7.5 cm long, c. 7.5 mm broad, with more or less winged sutures.

    Cultivated in hill stations in Pakistan; native of Europe.

    The whole plant, including the seeds, is poisonous.


     

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