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Pakistan | Family List | Papilionaceae | Rhynchosia

Rhynchosia pseudo-cajan Camb. in Jacq.Voy.Ind.4.Bot. 45.t.55. 1844. Baker in Hook.f.,Fl.Brit.Ind.2:223.1876; Parker,For.Fl.Punj.3rd.ed.163. 1956.

Erect shrub, branches tomentose, hairs greyish. Leaf trifoliolate, petiole 1.2-3.8 cm long; leaflet 2.0-7.5 cm long, 1.0-4.5 cm broad, rhomboid-ovate-lanceolate to suborbicular, minutely pubescent above, tomentose and gland-dotted below; petiolule up to 2.5 mm long; stipules minute. Inflorescence a dense axillary raceme, 2.5-7.5 cm long. Bracts c. 3.5 mm long. Pedicel 2.5-5.0 mm long. Calyx c. 7.5 mm long, densely tomentose, teeth subequal, equal or longer than the tube. Vexillum 12-15 mm long, externally pubescent. Fruit 2.5 cm long, 7-10 mm broad, tomentose, 1-2 seeded.

Fl.Per.: May-June.

Holotype: `in Calidis saxosis pinetorum prope urbem Mirpour in Pentapotamide, Jacquemont (P-not seen).

Distribution: Pakistan; Kashmir; India (N.Punjab, Kumaon, Garhwal).


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