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Leguminosae-Papilionoidea
Teline monspessulana (L.) K.Koch.

Verified by: Temperate sect. 4 April 2009
Notes: Verified with Flora iberica (http://www.floraiberica.org/). Leaves ternate, silvery hairy and alternate. Leaflets rounded. Stem ribbed (6-8 strong ribs). Stipules very small. Calyx 3 lobed asymetrical. Upper calyx lobe deeply lobed, lower entire. Inflorescence a terminal corymb also at the end of axillary branches. Flowers yellow without markings, with a very strong sweet scent. Ovary sericeous.
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Wild voucher no:                                22 October 2007
Locality: Spain, Cadiz, Sierra de Bujeo (Luna)
Coordinates:  695m
Field notes: Sandstone. Large group of plants, up to 2m, growing with Quercus canariensis.
Collector: Hall, A. 194

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androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium

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