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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Perennial herb, unarmed or bristly or prickly on axes, fruit, gland-dotted, glandular-hairy or not. Leaf: odd-1-pinnate; stipules deciduous; leaflets gland-dotted especially abaxially. Inflorescence: axillary raceme, spike-like. Flower: calyx lobes unequal, +- <= tube; corolla white-yellow to blue; 9 filaments fused, 0 or 1 free. Fruit: indehiscent, oblong to ellipsoid, persistent. Seed: several.
Species In Genus: +- 20 species: especially Eurasia, 1 sp. each in Australia, North America, South America. Etymology: (Greek: sweet root) Note: Several species cultivated.
eFlora Treatment Author: Martin F. Wojciechowski & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to GlycyrrhizaPrevious taxon: Gleditsia triacanthos
Next taxon: Glycyrrhiza glabra
Citation for this treatment: Martin F. Wojciechowski & Duane Isely 2017. Glycyrrhiza, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9349, accessed on January 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 23, 2017.