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Parosela floridana Rydberg, sp. nov
Parosela domingensis Small. Fl. SE. U. S. 628, mainly. 1903. Not P. domingensis Millsp. 1895.
A pubescent shrub; branches puberulent, brown, rather densely glandular-dotted; leaves 3-6 cm. long; stipules small, subulate; rachis puberulent, slightly winged; stipels gland-like; leaflets 9-17, oval or obovate, often retuse, 5-10 mm. long, puberulent; spikes short-peduncled in the axils of the leaves; bracts ovate-lanceolate, acute, shorter than the calyx, finely pubescent, with a few glands; calyx-tube villous, campanulate, 2.5 mm. long; lobes filiform, with a broader base, the lowest 4 mm., the rest 3 mm. long; corolla white or ochroleucous, or pink, turning dark brownish rose-purple; blade of the banner rounded cordate, with a single gland at the apex and a few near the base, 2.5 mm. long; blades of the wings 3 mm. long those of the keel 4 mm. long and with a gland near the apex.
Type collected at Miami, Florida, November, 1878, A. P. Garber (herb. Columbia University).
Distribution: Subtropical Florida.
- bibliographic citation
- Per Axel Rydberg. 1919. (ROSALES); FABACEAE; PSORALEAE. North American flora. vol 24(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY