dcsimg
Distribution in Egypt
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Nile region, Oases and Mediterranean region.

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BA Cultnat
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ba:nid:2006:tid_chapter:305
Global Distribution
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Mediterranean region, Europe, west and central Asia.

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BA Cultnat
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ba:nid:2006:tid_chapter:287
Physical Description
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Perennial, Herbs, Stems woody below, or from woody cr own or caudex, Taproot present, Nodules present, Stems prostrate, trailing, or mat forming, Stems less than 1 m tall, Stems solid, Stems or young twigs glabrous or sparsely glabrate, Leaves alternate, Leaves petiolate, Stipules conspicuous, Stipules green, triangulate to lanceolate or foliaceous, Stipules persistent, Stipules free, Leaves compound, Leaves pinnately 3-foliolate, Leaves odd pinnate, Leaf or leaflet margins entire, Leaflets opposite, Leaflets 3, Leaflets 5-9, Leaves glabrous or nearly so, Inflorescence umbel-like or subumbellate, Inflorescence axillary, Bracts conspicuously present, Flowers zygomorphic, Calyx 5-lobed, Calyx hairy, Petals separate, Corolla papilionaceous, Petals clawed, Petals orange or yellow, Banner petal ovoid or obovate, Wing petals narrow, oblanceolate to oblong, Wing tips obtuse or rounded, Keel tips obtuse or rounded, not beaked, Stamens 9-10, Stamens or anthers dimorphic, alternating large and small, Stamens diadelphous, 9 united, 1 free , Filaments glabrous, Style terete, Style persistent in fruit, Fruit a legume, Fruit unilocular, Fruit freely dehiscent, Fruit elongate, straight, Fruit or valves persistent on stem, Fruit coriaceous or becoming woody, Fruit exserted from calyx, Fruit internally septate between the seeds, Valves twisting or coiling after dehiscence, Fruit glabrous or glabrate, Fruit 11-many seeded, Seeds reniform, Seed surface smooth, Seeds olive, brown, or black.
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Dr. David Bogler
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Missouri Botanical Garden
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USDA NRCS NPDC
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LOGL10_Lotus_glaber_USDA_keys_object