Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Leguminosae-Papilionoidea
Hardenbergia comptoniana (Andrews) Stearn

Verified by: Temperate sect. 21 March 2011
Notes: Verified with the European Garden Flora vol. IV. Leaves trifoliolate with conpsicuous pulvinus. Veins of leaves not ending at the entire margin. Stipels present. Flowers paired in racemes, bracteoles absent. Flowers purple with green/ yellow markings on the banner. Filaments 9 fused plus 1 free. Submitted as H. violacea which is said to have unifoliolate leaves.

flower flower

flower flower

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keel keel

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banner banner

wings and keel wings and keel

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androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium

androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium

ovary section ovary section

rachis rachis

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pulvinus pulvinus
stipels stipels abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

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