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Taverniera cuneifolia (Roth) Arnott in Nov.Act.Nat.Cur. 18(l):332. 1836. All in Biologia 12:75.1966.

Vern.: Jethmad.

  • Hedysarum cuneifolium Roth
  • Hedysarum gibsonii Grah.
  • Onobrychis cuneifolia DC.
  • Onobrychis diffusa Camb.
  • Taverniera nummularia sensu Baker :auct. non DC.
  • Taverniera stocksii Boiss.

    Shrub, 60-100 cm, branches pubescent. Leaf uni-trifoliolate, leaflets 0.6-2.5 cm long, obovate to oblanceolate, entire, mucronate, pubescent, becoming subglabrous; stipules connate, amplexicaul, c. 3 mm long. Inflorescence an axillary raceme, up to 10 cm long, Pedicel 1-2.5 mm long, bracts c. 2.5 mm. Calyx 4-5 mm long, silky, teeth deltoid, c. 2.5 mm long. Corolla purple, macrescent. Vexillum 10-13 mm long, vexillum and keel larger than the wing. Fruit with 1-3, 1-seeded joints, joints echinate and ovoid, pubescent.

    Fl.Per.: All the year round.

    Type: Ind.Orientali, Benj.Heyne..

    Distribution: Pakistan, India.


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