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Lathyrus clymenum L., it is an annual plant 30-80 cm, glabrous, winged, climbing stems. Lower leaves simple, linear-lanceolate, the middle and upper ones with 2-4 pairs of linear or elliptical-oblong leaflets, with branching tendrils, stipules lanceolate. Purpurine flowers with blue wings, quite large (15-20 mm), 2-5 on peduncles equal to or exceeding the leaf, standard longer than the wings, with 2 bumps at the base, aristated style. Pods up to 55 mm long, glabrous, often pigmented, dorsally carinated, provided with (4–)6–8 seeds. Seeds 3.9 – 4.71 x 3.75 – 3.85 x 3 – 3.25 mm, slightly compressed, ocher-brown, finely dotted with black, variable in shape depending on their position in the pod: ±quadrangular in outline, those located in the middle due to the pressure exerted by the adjacent seeds; ± broadly ovate-truncated at both ends. Densely papillose surface. Thread 1.75–2.5 x 0.3 mm, linear, with a well-defined ridge around it, only interrupted at the micropillar end, occupying c. 1/5 of the circumference of the seed. Lens noticeable, prominent, brown in color, with the central elevation located 0.75–0.9 mm from the thread. The seeds turn dark quickly as they age.   Life Form: Th,   Flowering in: Mar-May,   Vern:———–,   Phytochoria: MED, The native range of this species is Macaronesia, Medit.    Notes: Wild in Libya.

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Distribution in Libya
Sirte Plains Benghazi Plain Al-Jabal Al-Akhder
(7 Km) SE of Sitre City 2008  Wadi Al-Hamar Region 2020 Wadi El-Enaghar 2021 Reported from Derna by Durand & Barratte


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Jafri, S.M.H. & El-Gadi, A. (1980) Flora of Libya, Fabaceae Vol.  (86) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses, Sorted by Newest: pdf files
Omar, N., El-Mghrbi, N.G., Rahil, R.O., Alaib, M.A., Alzerbi, A.K. (2021) Floristic Composition and Plant Diversity of Western Part of Wadi El- Enaghar, Libya. Species-22(70), 2021. pp. (204-217)., Wadi El- Enaghar, Libya 2021
Omar, N.O.I., Alaib, M.A., El-Mghrbi, N.G., Alzerbi, A.K. (2020) Checklist of Flora and Floristic Study of Wadi Al-Hamar Region in Libya. Journal of Umm Al-Qura University for Applied Science 6 (2), (2020) 20-24., Wadi Al-Hamar Region in Libya 2020
Al-Aib, M. A. and El-Shakhy, N. O. (2008) Weed flora of great man made river agriculture project (sirte). Journal of Agriculture and Environment for International Development, Vol.102, Issue 3: 241-25.,