Lathyrus odoratus

Lathyrus odoratus L.;   Cultivated climbing herb with winged stem; leaves with one pair of elliptic 5 cm long leaflets, rachis ending in tendril; flowers fragrant in many colours, about 4-5 cm long, 1-4 together on a long peduncle; fruit 4-5 cm long, pubescent.     Fabaceae-Faboideae (Papilionaceae) Week: Lathyrus odoratus frm Kashmir: Lathyrus odoratus […]

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Lathyrus aphaca

Lathyrus aphaca L. (Syn: Orobus aphaca (L.) Doll);   Jangli Matar; Patedwa;   Annual, prostrate herb with slender, branched stem. Stipules in pairs, appressed to stem, leaf-like, mucronate or subacute at apex, hastate at base, 2.5 x 4 cm. Leaves reduced to tendrils. Flowers 1-2, on a long peduncle, creamy- or pale-yellow. Pods linear-oblong, 2.5-5 […]

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Lathyrus sativus

Lathyrus sativus L. (Syn: Lathyrus asiaticus (Zalkind) Kudr.; Lathyrus sativas L. [Spelling variant]; Lathyrus sativus subsp. asiaticus Zalkind); . Common names: खेसारी दाल (Khesari daal); , This pea and related sweet pea have seeds that look like chana daal and is called Khesari in MP, UP, ORISSA BENGAL etc.. part of poor man’s diet and famine […]

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Lathyrus sphaericus

Lathyrus sphaericus Retz. (Syn: Lathyrus coccineus All.; Lathyrus hygrophilus “sensu Robyns, p.p.” (Misapplied); Lathyrus viciodes DC.; Orobus sphaericus (Retz.) Avazneli);  …. India (N); Delhi ; Haryana ; Himachal Pradesh ; Jammu-Kashmir ; Madhaya Pradesh ; Punjab ; Rajasthan ; Uttar Pradesh ; West Bengal as per ILDIS;     Kalatope id al110411a: A pea family member…?? […]

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