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Pakistan | Family List | Papilionaceae | Trigonella

Trigonella occulta Delile ex DC., Prodr. 2:185. 1825. Baker in Hook. f.,Fl.Brit.Ind.2:87.1876; Boiss.,Fl.Or.2:84.1872; Ali in Pak. J.For.17(2):259.1967.

Densely branched annual; stem glabrous to subglabrous. Leaf pinnately trifoliolate, petiole 6-9 mm long, silky when young; leaflets 4.5-6.5 mm long, oblanceolate-cuneate, toothed, subglabrous above, sparsely silky-pubescent below; stipules 6-6.5 mm long. Flowers in 2-4-flowered sessile axillary clusters. Calyx 3-3.5 mm long, pubescent, teeth longer than the tube. Corolla slightly longer than the calyx. Fruit c. 3.5-4.0 mm long slightly longer than the calyx, oblong-ellipsoid, sparsely pubescent, hairs spreading, white, 1-2-seeded.

Fl.Per.: January.

Type: ‘in insulis arenosis Nili, ex Herb.Desf., (G-not seen).

Distribution: Pakistan (Sind); India (Punjab, Uttar Pradesh); Egypt.


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