Sesbania emerus (Aubl.) Urb.


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General Information

Erect herbs or shrubs to 2 m tall, glabrous. Leaves long and narrow with numerous regularly spaced, short stalked leaflets; leaflets ca. 70-100, narrowly oblong, rounded at both ends, mucronate at the apex, to 25 mm long, ca. 3 mm wide; petioles 5-10 mm long; petiolules to 1 mm long; rachis to ca. 20 cm long; stipules linear to lanceolate, acuminate, to 5 mm long, apparently deciduous. Inflorescences axillary racemes with 3-5 flowers on thin pedicels ca. 10 mm long. Flowers 12-18 mm long; hypanthium broad campanulate, to 5 mm wide, ca. 5 mm long, including the calyx teeth, the teeth 1.0-1.5 mm long, triangular with abruptly acuminate tips; standard suborbicular, ca. 15 mm wide and long with raised appendages at the base of the blade, short clawed; wing petals oblong, ca.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
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    15 mm long, short clawed; keel petals slightly shorter than the other petals, upcurved; stamens with free portion of filaments alternately unequal. Fruit long and narrow, to 25 cm long, 3-4 mm wide, beaked, stipitate, the margins thick- ened, glabrous; seeds numerous, oblong, 3-4 mm long.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
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    Habit

    herbs or shrubs

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
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    • 2
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    Distribution

    Sesbania emerus is found in fields and wet ground in Panama and northward throughout Central America. It is also found in the West Indies.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
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    • 2
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    Distribution Map

     
    • Native distribution
    Found in
    • Southern America Brazil Bahia
    • Minas Gerais

      Bibliography

     Information From

    Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020
    http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br
    Brazil Flora G (2014): Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020. v393.147. Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro. Dataset/Checklist. doi:10.15468/1mtkaw
    • A Group Brazil Flora, REFLORA Program
    Fabaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).