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Hippocrepis

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Hippocrepis is a genus of ornamental plants in the family Fabaceae.

Etymology

The name "Hippocrepis" comes from the Greek for "horse" (hippo-) and for "shoe" (-krepis): literally, "horseshoe"; this is descriptive of the shape of the fruit segments in some species .[1]

Species

Notable species include (along with their common names[2]):

References

  1. ^ "Hippocrepis". Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  2. ^ BSBI List 2007 (xls). Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-06-26. Retrieved 2014-10-17.
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Hippocrepis: Brief Summary

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Hippocrepis is a genus of ornamental plants in the family Fabaceae.

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