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Lupines

Scientific Name
Lupinus spp.
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Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Fabales: Fabaceae)
Reliability
High
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Seed Project
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Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Pictured: Seed

Description:

Seed Colour: Mottled

Seed Length: 4 -7mm

Seed Sculpture: Smooth

Seed Shape: Ovoid

Pod length c. 7.0mm

The fruit is a pod about 7mm long containing several somewhat flattened seeds. The seeds are cream-colored and irregularly circular.

Lupins are also cultivated as forage and grain legumes.
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Author
Ken Walker and Clare McLellan
Created
05/09/2011 04:50 AEST
Last Updated
15/01/2013 10:47 AEST
Citation
Ken Walker and Clare McLellan (2011) Lupines (Lupinus spp.) Updated on 1/15/2013 10:47:41 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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