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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Sesbania||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Sesbania punicea (Cav.) Benth.
Leaf: leaflets +- 20--34, 0.8--2.5 cm, elliptic to elliptic-oblong. Inflorescence: 5--15-flowered. Fruit: 4--8 cm, oblong. Chromosomes: 2n=12.
Ecology: Along streams, lake shores, other moist sites, roadsides, often cultivated as ornamental; Elevation: < 200 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRO, GV, SnFrB, probably elsewhere; Distribution Outside California: southeastern United States; native to South America. Flowering Time: Jun--Sep
Synonyms: Sesbania tripetii Hort. ex F.T. Hubbard
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas J. Rosatti
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Sesbania herbacea
Next taxon: Spartium
Citation for this treatment: Thomas J. Rosatti 2017. Sesbania punicea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=44220, accessed on January 16, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 16, 2017.