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5. Flemingia lineata (Linnaeus) Roxburgh ex W. T. Aiton, Hort. Kew., ed. 2. 4: 350. 1812.

细叶千斤拔 xi ye qian jin ba

Hedysarum lineatum Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 1054. 1753; Flemingia glutinosa (Prain) Y. T. Wei & S. K. Lee; F. lineata var. glutinosa Prain; F. lineata var. papuana White; F. macro­phylla (Willdenow) Merrill var. nana Sasaki; Maughania line­ata (Linnaeus) Kuntze.

Shrublets, erect, many branched. Branchlets cylindric, ad­pressed pubescent when young, becoming glabrous or subgla­brous. Leaves digitately 3-foliolate; stipules lanceolate, 0.6-1 cm, apex long mucronate, usually persistent; petiole 0.7-3 cm, wingless, pubescent; leaflets thinly leathery; terminal leaflet obovate to obovate-oblong, 2-5.5 × 0.8-2 cm, both surfaces densely adpressed villous when young, gradually glabrescent, with sparse sessile glands, basal veins 3, lateral veins 3 or 4 pairs, base cuneate, apex obtuse with mucro; lateral leaflets smaller, obliquely elliptic, sessile or subsessile. Panicles axil­lary or terminal; inflorescence axis 2.5-6.5 cm, slender, villous or clothed with glandular hairs; bracts linear, small, persistent. Flowers 5-7 mm. Calyx pubescent; lobes lanceolate, longer than tube. Corolla longer than calyx; standard almost orbicular, clawed, auriculate; wings oblong, clawed, one with auricle; keel almost semiorbicular, clawed, with inconspicuous auricle on one side, apex mucronate. Legume 8-12 × 5-8 mm, villous. Seeds 2, black, suborbicular, ca. 2 mm in diam. Fl. Dec-Feb, fr. Feb-May.

Mountain slopes, plains, roadsides. Guangxi, Taiwan, Yunnan [Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam; Australia].


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