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Hedysarum astragaloides Benth.ex Baker in Hook.f.,Fl.Brit.lnd. 2: 146. 1876.

Plant c. 60 cm tall. Stem densely pubescent. Leaf 10-20 cm, leaflets 21-29, 1.8-2.5 cm long, linear-oblong, obtuse, mucronate, glabrescent above, pubescent below. Inflorescence a 5-7.5 cm long dense raceme. Bracts linear, longer than the bud. Pedicel shorter than the calyx. Calyx 6-8 mm, silky pubescent, teeth longer than the cup. Corolla yellowish, keel longer than the vexillum. Fruit stipitate, 1-2 jointed, joints oblong, membranous, wing crisped on the lower side and obscure above.

Fl.Per.: June.

Lectotype: Kishtwar, 11000-12000 ft., 20.6.1818, Thomson (K); Syntype: Lahul, Jaeschke (K).

Distribution: Kashmir; India (Lahul).


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