Psoralea aculeata L.

Prickly Psoralea


Family: Leguminosae

Genus: Psoralea

Description: 

Psoralea with three-leafletted leaves, very small, very crowded, bent back, and ending in a small spine. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in Sp. Pl. 2: 763 in 1753.

Also published in Bot. Repos. 3: 146 in 1801.

Native to South Africa.


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