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6. Millettia pubinervis Kurz, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 42: 68. 1873.

薄叶崖豆 bao ye ya dou

Trees, to 8 m tall. Bark gray, rough. Branchlets pubescent, glabrescent. Leaves 7-11-foliolate; rachis 20-25 cm, including petiole 8-12 cm; stipels absent; leaflet blades broadly elliptic, 6-14 × 3-5 cm, membranous, both surfaces appressed pubes­cent but adaxially sparsely so, base broadly cuneate, apex acute. Pseudoracemes axillary or supra-axillary, 10-15 cm; rachis nodes with 1 or 2 flowers on a ca. 1 mm spur; peduncle 4-5 cm. Pedicel filiform, 4-5 mm. Flowers ca. 1 cm. Calyx ca. 3 mm, densely brown pubescent. Corolla pale red; standard orbicular, without basal calluses, outside finely woolly, base auriculate. Ovary pubescent, with 2-6 ovules. Legume linear, 9-12 × 1.3-2 cm, flat, yellow tomentose, base rounded, apex abruptly beaked; valves thinly leathery, twisted. Seeds 1-3 per legume, dark brown, oblate when immature but unknown when mature. Fl. Apr-Aug, fr. Sep.

Thickets at forest margins; 500-800 m. S Yunnan [Laos, Myan­mar, Thailand, Vietnam].


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