Ononis spp.
Family: Fabaceae
Source: Collecitons database
Ononis image
Steve Hurst  
Cal regular, deeply 5-cleft; standard orbicular; wings obovate-oblong, two-thirds as long as the standard; keel usually beaked and upcurved; stamens 10, monadelphous into a closed tube, the filaments alternately long and short; pod small, oblong or ovate, few-seeded, subtended or enclosed by the persistent cal; herbs or shrubs with stipules adnate to the petiole, serrate lfls, and solitary or paired axillary fls. 75, mainly Mediterranean.

Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

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