Comprehensive Description

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Hesperothamnus ehrenbergii (Harms) Rydberg
Selerothamnus Ehrenbergii Harms, Repert. Sp. Nov. 17: 326. 1921.
A low shrub; leaflets 5, oblong, oblong-lanceolate, or lanceolate, 3-7 cm. long, 1-3.5 cm. wide; inflorescence 7-10 cm. long; calyx pubescent, 6-7 mm. long, the lobes 3 mm. long, the lower ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, the uppermost ovate, subtruncate, obtuse or slightly bifid at the apex; ovary villous on the sutures, glabrous on the sides, the stipe villous.
Type locality: Mestitk'in. Mexico. Distribution: Known only from the type locality.
bibliographic citation
Per Axel Rydberg. 1919. (ROSALES); FABACEAE; PSORALEAE. North American flora. vol 24(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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