Trigonella gracilis from Apharwat, Kashmir

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Gurcharan Singh

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Dec 19, 2011, 7:23:46 AM12/19/11
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Trigonella gracilis Benth. in Royle, Illustr. Bot.Himal.Mount. 197. 1835.  

Trailing perennial herb toothed trifoliate leaves, obovate-cuneate 6-12 mm long leaflets and petiole shorter than leaflets; inflorescence 1-5 flowered, on peduncle longer than leaves; pedicel 2 mm; calyx about 4 mm long with lobes as long as tube; petals yellow, 4-6 mm long; pod 6-12 mm long, 3 mm broad, flat, glabrous, 1-3 seeded. 

Photographed from slopes of Aoharwat mountain, alt. 3200 m in Kashmir.

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Satish Phadke

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Dec 21, 2011, 10:06:28 AM12/21/11
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Good catch. Is it edible?
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Balkar Singh

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Dec 23, 2011, 1:25:28 AM12/23/11
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Good Shot Sir

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Dr Balkar Singh
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Arya P G College, Panipat
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