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Stylosanthes Swartz. Pencil-flower.

Key to Stylosanthes

A genus of about 25-50 species, annual and perennial herbs, pantropical and less commonly temperate.

ID notes:The large, adnate stipules are distinctive. Stylosanthes fruits are loments with 2 segments, the terminal almost always fertile, and terminated by the persistent style, the lower often abortive.

Ref: Isely (1998); Mohlenbrock (1957). Show full citations.

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