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Annual, prostrate or spreading, pilose herbs. Leaves digitately 3-foliolate. Inflorescence a 1-5-flowered raceme. Calyx 5-lobed, the lobes subequal with upper 2 ± falcate. Standard ovate or oblong with a linear claw; keel rounded at apex. Stamens all joined into a tube; anthers 10, uniform. Pod ± oblong or linear, inflated or scarcely so.
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Rothia (plant)

Rothia is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the tribe Crotalarieae of subfamily Faboideae, and comprises two species:[3][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boatwright JS, le Roux MM, Wink M, Morozova T, Van Wyk B-E. (2008). "Phylogenetic relationships of tribe Crotalarieae (Fabaceae) inferred from DNA sequences and morphology". Syst Bot 33 (4): 752–761. doi:10.1600/036364408786500271. JSTOR 40211942. 
  2. ^ Cardoso D, Pennington RT, de Queiroz LP, Boatwright JS, Van Wyk B-E, Wojciechowski MF, Lavin M. (2013). "Reconstructing the deep-branching relationships of the papilionoid legumes". S Afr J Bot 89: 58–75. doi:10.1016/j.sajb.2013.05.001. 
  3. ^ Boatwright JS, Tilney PM, Van Wyk B-E. (2008). "A taxonomic revision of the genus Rothia (Crotalarieae, Fabaceae)". Austral Syst Bot 21 (6): 422–430. doi:10.1071/SB08033. 
  4. ^ "ILDIS LegumeWeb entry for Rothia". International Legume Database & Information Service. Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics. Last edited on 1 November 2005 (rebuilt on 24 April 2013). Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  5. ^ USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. "GRIN species records of Rothia". Germplasm Resources Information Network—(GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 


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