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Vicia tetrasperma (linn.) Schreber, Spicil.Fl.Lips. 26. 1771. Baker in Hook.f., Fl.Brit.Ind.2:177.1876; Ali in Bot. Notiser 120:51.1967; U.PlitĀ¬mann in Davis, Fl.Turk.3:300.1970.

  • Ervum tetraspermum Linn.

    Decumbent to erect climbing annual, stem appressed pilose to glabrous. Leaf paripinnately compound, leaflets 6-12, 3-22 mm long, 1-3.5 mm broad, narrowly linear to oblanceolate-oblong, obtuse to acute; stipules semisagittate or hastate, tendril mostly simple. Inflorescence a 1-3-flowered axillary, pedunculate raceme. Calyx c. 3 mm long, pilose, lip oblique, teeth unequal, hardly shorter than the tube. Corolla lilac or pale-blue. Vexillum 4-7 mm long. Fruit 8-15 mm long, 2.5-4.5 mm broad, linear-oblong, glabrous, 3-4-seeded.

    Fl.Per.: March.

    Type: Herb. Linn.907/3 (LINN.

    Distribution: Pakistan; India; Russia; Japan; Persia; throughout Europe, N.W. Africa, S.W.Asia.


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