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[Annual] perennial herb, small shrub, unarmed.
Leaf: alternate, odd-1- pinnate ( simple); stipules generally conspicuous, free or fused; leaflets generally 3–several.
Inflorescence: axillary umbel, peduncled, flowers generally 10–20.
Flower: corolla white or pink to purple to yellow; 9 filaments fused, 1 free; style glabrous.
Fruit: indehiscent, linear to lanceolate, segments 1–12.
± 25 species: Medit, n Africa, c&s Eur to w Asia, naturalized elsewhere. (Latin: small crown, for shape of inflorescence) [Sokoloff 2003 Bot Zhurn 88:108–113] Coronilla valentina L. subsp. glauca (L.) Batt. (per, small shrub; corolla yellow) is a waif in PR.
Unabridged references: [Lassen 1989 Willdenowia 19:49–62; Sokoloff 2003 Bot Zhurn 88:108–113]
1. Per, small shrub; heads 4–10(12)-fld; corolla yellow ..... [C. valentina subsp. glauca]
1' Per; heads gen 10–20-fld; corolla white or pink to purple ..... C. varia
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