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145. Eremosparton Fischer & C. A. Meyer, Enum. Pl. Nov. 1: 75. 1841.

无叶豆属 wu ye dou shu

Authors: Hang Sun & Kai Larsen

Shrubs, short. Leaves squamiform. Flowers numerous; racemes slender, sparsely flowered. Calyx campanulate; teeth 5, ca. 1/2 as long as keel, upper 2 wider than lower 3. Standard orbicular or orbicular-reniform, base shortly clawed, apex with a sinus; keel shorter than wings. Stamens diadelphous; anthers homomorphic. Ovary sessile; style inrolled, upper dorsal surface longitudinally barbate; stigma terminal. Legume orbicular or oval, flattened and slightly turgid, 2-valvate, indehiscent. Seeds 1 or 2(or 3), reniform, without strophiole, segments membranous.

About three species: C Asia; one species in China.

Lower Taxon


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