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Common name

English: Arabian Scurfy Pea, Pitch Trefoil

German: Asphaltklee

Portuguese: Erva-da-baganha

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Bituminaria (1)

            Epithet: bituminosa (L.) C.H.Stirt. (1)

bituminosa => with a bituminous, asphalt smell

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Bituminaria bituminosa at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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