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1 Ovary 4 or more-ovuled   (2)
+ Ovary 1-2, very rarely 3-ovuled   (3)
2 (1) Erect subshrub (cultivated as a crop), fruit 4.5-10 cm long, seed with a small aril   Cajanus
+ Twining or trailing herb, fruit 1.5-5 cm long, seed with a distinct aril   Atylosia
3 (1) Calyx lobes enlarge, membranous or scarious after flowering, the lower-most largest, fruit enclosed by the calyx   Paracalyx
+ Calyx lobes not enlarged after flowering   (4)
4 (3) Shrubs with fasciculate dense sessile axillary inflorescences or raceme and panicle; fruit oblong-ovoid, c. 9-13 x 6 mm, densely covered with dark red globules   Flemingia
+ Herbs or undershrubs, climbing, prostrate, rarely erect, mostly with pedunculate inflorescence or if sessile not dense axillary and fasciculate, fruit flattened, not bearing red globules   Rhynchosia

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