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Onobrychis  ptolemaica (Delile) DC.  trib. Hedysareae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Onobrychis  ptolemaica (Delile) DC.  trib. Hedysareae
SynonymsHedysarum ptolemaicum Delile (basionym)
 Onobrychis lanata Boiss.
Territory Northern AfricaWestern AsiaEgyptLebanon-Syria, (Lebanon)Palestine, (Israel)Turkey
dry, sandy grassland
Description patule, softly lanate, leaflets 4-8-pairs, oblong or elliptic, adaxially glabrous, raceme long, many flowered, calyx lanate, lobes lanceolate-subulate, pod densely lanate
Size15-20cm
Coloryellow
Bloomearly spring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
basal cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora Orientalis (Boissier) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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