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Pakistan | Family List | Papilionaceae | Lotononis

Lotononis platycarpos (Viv.) Pic.-Serm. in Webbia. 7:331. 1950. Milne-Redhead in Milne-Redhead & Polhill, Fl.Trop. E. Africa, 813.1971.

  • Leobordea persica Jaub. & Spach
  • Lotononis dichotoma Boiss.
  • Lotononis leobordea Benth
  • Lotononis persica (Jaub. & Spach) Boiss.
  • Lotus platycarpos Viv.

    Annual, prostrate herb. Stem much branched, pilose. Leaf trifoliolate, pilose; leaflets c. 3-10 mm long, lateral leaflets slightly smaller, oblanceolate; stipule up to 7 mm long. Inflorescence terminal, leaf-opposed and appearing axillary, subumbellate, 1-5-flowered, sub-sessile. Calyx c. 5 mm long, pilose. Corolla yellow, pilose. Vexillum up to 4 mm long. Keel c. 5.5 mm long. Fruit oblong, obtuse, c. 5 mm long, c. 2 mm broad, pilose towards the apex, c. 10-seeded.

    Fl. Per.: April

    Holotype: Egypt, near Cairo, Figari (GE).

    Distribution: Pakistan (Punjab, N.W.F. Province, Baluchistan); Persia; Arabia; Syria; Palestine; Egypt; Sahara; Morocco; Algeria; Cape Verde Islands; Kenya; Tanganyika; S. Rhodesia; Angola.


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