A new species of Indigofera (Fabaceae) from southwestern Saudi Arabia
Author: Al-Turki, Turki A.
Source: Willdenowia - Annals of the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem, Volume 33, Number 2, December 2003 , pp. 337-340(4)
Abstract:Indigofera brachyphylla from the Province of Jizan, Saudi Arabia, is described as a new species and illustrated. It is unique among other known species of this genus by the combination of small leaflets, distinct tetragonal pods, long, delicate, persistent peduncles, a blister-like gland on the ventral side of the petiolule, smooth, tetragonal seeds and linear stipules.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 2003
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