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DescriptionHerbs or rarely, shrubs. Stipules adnate to base of petiole. Leaves digitately 5-11-foliolate. Flowers usually numerous in terminal and leaf-opposed racemes. Calyx deeply divided, 2-lipped; the lower lobe 3-fid. Corolla with beaked keel. Stamens joined in a closed tube; anthers alternately long and short. Pod dehiscent.