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Pakistan | Family List | Papilionaceae | Lotus

Lotus garcinii DC., Prodr. 2:212. 1825. Boiss., Fl. Or. 2:174. 1872; Baker in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 2:91. 1876, Gillett in Kew Bull. 13(3): 379. 1959; Chrtkova-Zertova in Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 3:109. 1968.

  • Aspalathus persica Burm. f.
  • Lotus sharifii Rech. f. et Esfand
  • Lotus stocksii Boiss.
  • Ononis aucheri Jaub. & Spach

    Perennial, woody at the base, branches many, silky-pubescent. Leaf 3 or 5-foliolate, leaflets 5-9 mm long, 4-5 mm broad, obovate-cuneate, obtuse or retuse, grey-pubescent on both sides or glabrous above, pilose below. Flowers solitary axillary, sessile. Calyx 5-8 mm long, pubescent, teeth twice as long as the tube. Corolla red, slightly exserted. Fruit 9-12 mm long, glabrous or pubescent, linear, straight, c. 6-seeded.

    Fl. Per.: October-November.

    Type: Described from Persia.

    Distribution: Pakistan; Iran, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Aden, Somaliland, Egypt, islands of Socotra and Abd el Kuri.


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