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Pakistan | Family List | Papilionaceae | Psoralea

Psoralea plicata Delile, Fl.Egypt. 252.t.27.f.3. 1812. Baker in Hook.f., Fl.Brit.Ind.2:103. 1876; Cooke,Fl.Bomb.Pres. (reprinted.) 1:342.1958; Parker, For.Fl.Punj.3rd.ed.125.1956; Ali in Biologia 9:20.1963.

  • Psoralea odorata Blatt. & Hallb.

    An undershrub, 30-60 cm tall, stem pubescent and scantily glandular punctate. Leaf trifoliolate, petiole 5-13 mm long, terminal leaflet 1.2-2.5 cm long, oblong, the lateral leaflets 5-12 mm long, obovate, both irregularly sinuate, pubescent and gland-dotted on both sides. Inflorescence racemose, c. 5-10 cm long, flowers solitary or in fascicles of 2-3, pedicel 1-2 mm long. Bracts 1-2 mm long. Calyx 3.5 mm long, pubescent, teeth shorter than the tube. Corolla c. 5 mm long, ellipsoid, densely pubescent, enclosed in the accrescent calyx.

    Fl.Per.: April.

    Type: Foot of mountain between Qournah and Medynetabou, Delile, (MPU-not seen).

    Distribution: Pakistan, (Punjab, Sind); India; Arabia; Somali Republic; Sudan; Egypt; Algeria; Morocco; N. Nigeria.


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