Hoita longiloba

Comprehensive Description

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Hoita longiloba Rydberg, sp. nov
A perennial; stem about 1 m. high, glabrous, slightly striate; leaves 3-foliolate; stipules subulate, 5 mm. long or less; petioles 3-6 cm. long; leaflets rhombic-lanceolate, acute, 2-6 cm long, cinereous-pubescent on both sides; peduncles 5-10 cm. long; racemes elongate 4-15 cm long; rachis densely pubescent; bracts lanceolate, acuminate, 5-8 mm. long; calyx longhairy unequally cleft, the upper cleft about half as deep as the lateral ones, and these less deep than the lower ones; lowest lobe about 8 mm. long, the rest 3.5-4 mm. long; corolla nearly 1 cm long, purplish; banner suborbicular, with a short claw; blades of the wings oblique y broadly oblong, with a rounded basal lobe, 7 mm. long, those of the keel-petals obliquely lunate, rounded at the apex, 5.5-6 mm. long; tenth filament free to near the base; pod obliquely ovate, 7 mm. long, densely hairy.
Type collected in southern California in 1875, Parry tf Lemmon 84 (herb. Columbia Univ.).
Distribution: Southern California.
bibliographic citation
Per Axel Rydberg. 1919. (ROSALES); FABACEAE; PSORALEAE. North American flora. vol 24(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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