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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual, shrub, small tree, unarmed. Leaf: even-1-pinnate; stipules generally deciduous; leaflets generally many; main axis ending as bristle or not. Inflorescence: raceme, axillary; bractlets occasionally appressed to calyx base. Flower: calyx lobes subequal, < tube; corolla generally yellow, generally with dark spots on banner; 9 filaments fused, 1 free. Fruit: slowly dehiscent, linear, inflated, 4-angled or -winged. Seed: 2--many.
Species In Genus: +- 75 species: tropics, warm temperate. Etymology: (Ancient Arabic name)
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas J. Rosatti
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to SesbaniaPrevious taxon: Senna multiglandulosa
Next taxon: Sesbania herbacea
Citation for this treatment: Thomas J. Rosatti 2016. Sesbania, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9417, accessed on May 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 24, 2016.