Species Lessertia macrostachya DC. (Lessertia sp.)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Plantae
  • - phylum: Tracheophyta
  • -- order: Fabales
  • --- family: Fabaceae
  • ---- species: Lessertia macrostachya
Characteristics:half-shrub; woody at the base; up to 80 cm tall; leaves pinnately compound, with terminal leaflet, leaflets elliptic and hairy; inflorescence is a raceme; fruit is a papery pod with purple spots
References:Van Rooyen et al. 2001: 170
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