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Alysicarpus ovalifolius

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(Oval-leafed Alysicarpus)

FAMILY

Fabaceae

Species

Alysicarpus ovalifolius

Common name(s)

Oval-leafed Alysicarpus

Flower colour; life form

Flower pink. Herb, erect and spreading stems to 60cm.

Distinguishing features

Stipules papery 4-12 mm long, leaves variable in size, oval to oblong in shape. Flowers pea-shaped, well separated from each other, standard petal pink to orange, wings dark. Pod breaking up into 2-8 segments, not constricted.

Alysicarpus ovalifolius