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Pakistan | Family List | Papilionaceae | Trigonella

Trigonella gracilis Benth. in Royle, Illustr. Bot.Himal.Mount. 197. 1835. Baker in Hook.f., Fl.Brit.Ind.2:88.1876;Sirj. in Publ.Fac.Sci.Univ.Masaryk 102:25. 1928; Ali, l.c. 261.

Perennial, stem trailing, 15-45 cm long, glabrous. Petiole shorter than the leaflets, leaflets 5-12 mm long, 3-7 mm broad, obovate-cuneate, retuse, minutely toothed, glabrous, sparsely pubescent on the nerves below, stipules linear. Inflorescence 1-5-flowered, peduncle longer than the leaf, ending in an awn. Pedicel 2 mm long. Calyx 3.5-4 mm long, teeth almost as long as the tube. Corolla 5 mm long, yellow. Fruit 5-12 mm long, 2.5-3 mm broad, glabrous, marked with distinct transverse veins, 1-3-seeded.

Fl.Per.: July-September.

Type: N.W.India, Royle (K).

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


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