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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Perennial herb, shrub, unarmed. Stem: erect. Leaf: even-1-pinnate; main axis ending in a minute bristle; leaflets alternate or opposite, many, small, sensitive to touch. Flower: corolla white to red or purple; filaments partly fused below, generally splitting into 2 groups of 5. Fruit: narrowed between seeds, breaking into 1-seeded segments.
Species In Genus: +- 175 species: tropics, warm regions, especially riparian, wet to flooded soils. Etymology: (Latin: ancient name for sensitive pl)
eFlora Treatment Author: Martin F. Wojciechowski
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Acmispon wrangelianus
Next taxon: Aeschynomene rudis
Citation for this treatment: Martin F. Wojciechowski 2016. Aeschynomene, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9280, accessed on May 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 30, 2016.