Chamaecrista confusa

Comprehensive Description

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Chamaecrista confusa Britton, sp. nov
C/jo»!aecrti(ori^ar(a Britton &Millspaugh,BahamaFlora 169. 1920. Not Caijia ri/iacja H.B.K. 1824.
Erect, herbaceous but slightly woody, 2-5 dm. high, the ascending branches and the leafrachis long-villous. Stipules lanceolate or linear-lanceolate, striate-vcined, 4-10 mm. long; petioles villous, mostly shorter than the stipules; gland circular, rather stout-stalked; leaves 2-6 cm. long; leaflets 6-25 pairs, linear, 6-12 mm. long, aristate, glabrous, or nearly so, faintly pinnately veined, the midvein excentric; pedicels solitary, shorter than the petioles; sepals lanceolate, villous, about 5 mm. long; larger petals 7-8 mm. long; legume linear, loosely villous, 1.5-3 cm. long, 3-4 mm. wide.
Bahamas and Grand Cayman. Type from pinelands, Harold Road, New Providence, Bahamas, September 1, 1904, Britton & Brace 427.
bibliographic citation
Nathaniel Lord Britton and Joseph Nelson Rose. 1928. (ROSALES); MIMOSACEAE. North American flora. vol 23(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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