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Lathyrus sativus Willd.

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Description

Watercolour illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh. ROX1161. In his 'Flora Indica', Roxburgh says that this plant is 'sown on a strong, rich soil, about the close of the rains, in October; the harvest is three or four months after.' Roxburgh, 'Flora Indica' (1832) v.3, p.323.

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Location

South Asia

Medium