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Sulla coronaria (L.) B.H.Choi & H.Ohashi / Homotypic Synonyms:  Hedysarum coronarium L., it is a perennial herbaceous plant that reaches 20-100 cm, with a characteristic taproot equipped with tubercles, highly developed. Hollow and fistulous stem with prostrate shape, much branched, glabrous or slightly hairy. Opposite, impart pinnate leaves made up of 5 to 9 segments, elliptical in shape with a sub-round margin, downy on the lower surface. Flowers gathered in ovoid axillary racemes, erect-patent, pedunculated, with a ruby-red to violet colored corolla with a 15-20 mm flag. Calyx 7-8 mm with sub equal teeth. Pods 3-5 discoid-shaped, bristling with spines, which when ripe breaks down into segments each containing a lenticular, shiny, yellowish seed.  Life Form: Ch,   Flowering in:——————,   Vern:———,   Phytochoria: MED, The native range of this species is W. & Central Medit.   Notes: Wild in Libya.

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Distribution in Libya
Al-Qibla area
Wadis South of Mizda 2013


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses, Sorted by Newest: pdf files
Mohamed, F.J. (2013) A Taxonomic Study of Wadis Flora South of Mizda at the intersections with Mizda-Sebha Highway. Master Thesis. Department of Botany-Faculty of Science-Sebha University. Libya. (In Arabic)