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Orbexilum onobrychis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Psoraleeae
Genus: Orbexilum
Raf. 1832

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Orbexilum, leather-root,[1] is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the sub family Faboideae. It can be distinguished from other genera in the Psoraleeae by "thick glabrous pod walls that are distinctively rugose and by [a] calyx that is scarcely accrescent."[2]


Orbexilum comprises the following species:[2]


  1. ^ "Orbexilum". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 25 July 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Turner BL. (2008). "Revision of the genus Orbexilum (Fabaceae: Psoraleeae)" (PDF). Lundellia. 11: 1–7. 

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