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, Volume 90, Issue 3, pp 219–233 | Cite as

The genusRhynchosia (Leguminosae) in Nepal

  • Hiroyoshi Ohashi
  • Yoichi Tateishi
Article

Abstract

In Nepal six species ofRhynchosia occur that we recognize as valid: two new species,R. harae andR. nepalensis besides four previously described ones,R. falconeri, R. himalensis, R. minima andR. pseudo-cajan. A key to the species and related comparative descriptions are presented with illustrations of taxonomically important characters.

Keywords

Lateral Lobe British Museum Glandular Hair Terminal Leaflet Acuminate Apex 

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© The Botanical Society of Japan 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroyoshi Ohashi
    • 1
  • Yoichi Tateishi
    • 1
  1. 1.Botanical Gardens, Koishikawa, Faculty of ScienceUniversity of TokyoTokyo

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