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Pakistan | Family List | Papilionaceae | Trigonella

Trigonella monspelica Linn., Sp.Pl. 777. 1753. Boiss.,Fl.Or.2:76.1872; Sirj.,in Publ.Fac.Sci.Univ.Masaryk 136:20.1931; Ali in Pak. J.For.17(2): 257.1967.

Annual, prostrate, stem branched, densely pubescent. Leaflets 4-10 mm long, 3-7 mm broad, broadly obovate-cuneate, denticulate above, appressly pilose on both sides, stipules semisagittate, dentate to incised. Inflorescence subumbellate, 4-18-flowered, subsessile. Pedicel up to 1 mm. Calyx 2.5-3 mm long, teeth slightly longer than the cup. Corolla yellow, 4 mm long. Fruit, 7-20 mm long, 1-1.5 mm broad, pubescent or glabrous, obliquely reticulately netted, many-seeded.

Fl.Per.: April.

Type: Described from S.France, Herb.Linn.932/12 (LINN).

Distribution: Pakistan; Persia; Syria; Palestine; Iraq; Russia, Caucasus, Central Asia; Europe; N. Africa.


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