Hooked Wild Fenugreek
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Hooked Wild Fenugreek
A Native Photo: Ankush Dave
Common name: Hooked Wild Fenugreek
Botanical name: Trigonella glabra subsp. uncata    Family: Fabaceae (Pea family)
Synonyms: Trigonella uncata, Telis uncata

Hooked Wild Fenugreek is an annual herb, with stem prostrate, hairless to sparsely velvet-hairy. Leaves are trifoliate, with ;eaflets 5-13 mm long, 3-7 mm broad, obovate to obovate-wedge-shaped, finely toothed, retuse to flat; stipules toothed. Flowers are borne in a 5-10-flowered head-like stalked raceme. Flower-cluster-stalks are 1-3 cm long, terminating in a spine. Sepal-cup is 1.5-2.0 mm long, teeth shorter than the tube. Flowers are 4-6 mm long, yellow, pea-flower shaped. Fruit is more than 1 cm long, curved like a bow. Hooked Wild Fenugreek is native to the E. Mediteranian region to the Indian Subcontinent. Flowering: February-March.

Identification credit: J.M. Garg Photographed in Pali Ghat, Rajasthan

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