Lens 


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Lens . Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000021007. Accessed on: 29 Oct 2020'

General Information

Herbs annual. Stem erect or procumbent. Leaves paripinnate with rachis terminating in a tendril or mucro; stipules obliquely lanceolate; leaflets 2- to many paired, obovate, obovate-oblong, or obovate-lanceolate, margin entire. Inflorescence a 1- to many-flowered raceme. Flowers small. Calyx deeply divided into equal teeth at least 2 × as long as tube. Corolla white or otherwise colored; standard obovate; wings and keel with claw and auricle. Stamens diadelphous; staminal tube oblique at apex; filaments filiform. Ovary shortly stalked or subsessile; style dorsally compressed, pubescent on upper side. Legume short, strongly com­pressed. Seeds 1 or 2, brown, lenticular.

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    Morphology

    Inflorescences axillary, few-flowered, racemose or flowers solitary; bracts small, deciduous; bracteoles absent

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    Slender suberect or spreading annual herbs

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    Leaves mostly paripinnate, the rhachis terminating in an awn or a simple, rarely branched, tendril, rarely imparipinnate; leaflets in 2-several pairs, entire; stipules linear to ovate, entire, dentate or semisagittate; stipels absent

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    Ovary subsessile, 2-ovuled; style somewhat flattened, with a longitudinal row of short hairs on the inside

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    Vexillary stamen free; anthers uniform

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    Corolla small, white, blue or violet; standard obovate or almost round, the claw short and broad; wings obliquely obovate or oblong, attached to the keel; keel shorter than the wings, somewhat inflated and longitudinally plicate, the apex acute or shortly beaked

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    Calyx 5-lobed; lobes elongate, subulate, subequal

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    Seeds distinctly compressed; funicle dilated into a thin aril, separated from mature seed.

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    Pod strongly compressed, 1–2-seeded, the valves mostly thin and papery

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    Pod strongly compressed, 1–2-seeded.

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    Ovary subsessile, 2-ovuled; style somewhat flattened, distally pubescent on the inner side.

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    Inflorescences axillary, few-flowered, racemose or flowers solitary; bracts small, deciduous; bracteoles absent.

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    Calyx 5-lobed; lobes subequal, subulate, at least twice as long as the tube.

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    Erect or spreading annual herbs.

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    Leaves usually paripinnate, the rhachis terminating in a simple or rarely a branched tendril, or an awn, rarely imparipinnate; leaflets 2–several on each side of the rhachis, opposite or alternate, entire, folded flat lengthwise in bud; stipules linear to ovate or semi-sagittate, entire or dentate.

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    Seeds lenticular, compressed.

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    Corolla small, white, bluish or violet; standard obovate to almost round, cuneate to the base; wings oblong or obovate, adnate to the keel; keel shorter than the wings.

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    Vexillary stamen free; anthers uniform.

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     Information From

    Fabaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FZ
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • D Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).