Stylosanthes scabra

Stylosanthes scabra

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(Shrubby Stylo)

FAMILY

Fabaceae

Species

Stylosanthes scabra

Common name(s)

Shrubby Stylo

Flower colour; life form

Flowers yellow. Erect shrub to 1.2 m tall.

Distinguishing features

Stems covered in rough sticky hairs, leaflets 3, veins prominent, reddish patches on lower surface. Flowers small, standard yellow to 4 mm long. Pod densely hairy, dark brown at maturity to 6 mm long, hooked persistent style about 1 mm long.

Stylosanthes scabra