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Crotalaria burhia Buch.-Ham. ex Benth. in Hook Lond. J. 2:474. 1843. Baker in Hook.f.,Fl.Brit.Ind.2:66.1876; Cooke,Fl.Bomb. Pres. (reprint ed.) 1:311.1958; Parker, For.Fl.Punj.ed.3.124.1956; Ali in Biologia 12:26.1966.

  • Crotalaria burhia var. tomentosa Boiss.

    A low undershrub, c. 30-60 cm tall; branches numerous, hoary with dense appressed pubescence. Leaves few, deciduous, simple, c. 0.6-2.5 cm long, c. 3-10 mm broad, oblong, obtuse, pubescent on both sides. Inflorescence a 6-12-flowered, elongated raceme. Pedicels very short; bracteoles 2. Calyx c. 8-9 mm long, pubescent, teeth lanceolate. Corolla yellow, slightly exserted. Style slightly bearded at the top. Fruit c. 8-9 mm long, c. 4 mm or less wide, hairy, 3-4-seeded.

    Fl.Per.: January-February.

    Lectotype: Ripa Jumna, Wall. Cat.5386 (K-W).

    Distribution: Pakistan (Punjab, Sind, Baluchistan); India; Afghanistan.


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