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Herb and hairy plant. Stems are prostrate, erect or ascending and branched at the base with spreading hairs. Leaflets 1-2 pairs, 1-3 x 0.5-2.5 cm, terminal leaflet much larger than the basal leaves often with 1 leaflet, obovate, adpressed-pilose on both surfaces, entire, the apex rounded-apiculate, base tapering to a flattened rhachis 1-1.5 x 0.3-0.5 cm. Fowers 3-6, in axillary clusters. Calyx slightly inflated, membranous, densely appressed pilose, more inflated and to 2 x 1 cm after anthesis, calyx teeth ± equal, calyx tube straight. Corolla 1.6-2 cm, standard yellow, keel red-tipped. Pod 6-8 x 3-4 mm, blong,
2-seeded, constricted, between the seeds, included within the calyx. Seeds c. 2.5 mm, compressed,
suborbicular, tubercled.

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