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Bush clover

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Bush clover
Inflorescence and foliage of L. thunbergii
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Lespedeza

Species

about 40, see text

Synonyms[1]
  • Despeleza Nieuwl.

Lespedeza is a genus of about 40 species of flowering plants in the pea family (Fabaceae),

They are commonly known as bush clovers or (particularly East Asian species) Japanese clovers (hagi).

Nashinoki Shrine hosts an annual Bush clover festival.[2]

References

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  1. "genus Lespedeza". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) online database. Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  2. "Hagi Matsuri". Discover Kyoto. Retrieved 2023-04-07.
  • International Legume Database & Information Service (ILDIS) (2005): Genus Lespedeza. Version 10.01, November 2005. Retrieved 2011-FEB-18.
  • Morimoto, Hiroshi & Matsumoto, Norichika (1966). Über Alkaloide, VI. Inhaltsstoffe Lespedeza bicolor var. japonica, II. ["Alkaloid contents of L. bicolor var. japonica II."] J. Liebigs Ann. Chem. 682(1): 212–218 [in German]. doi:10.1002/jlac.19666920122
  • Morimoto, Hiroshi & Oshio, Haruji (1965). Über Alkaloide, V. Inhaltsstoffe von Lespedeza bicolor var. japonica, I. Über Lespedamin, ein neues Alkaloid. ["Alkaloid contents of L. bicolor var. japonica I. On Lespedamin, a novel alkaloid."] J. Liebigs Ann. Chem. 682(1): 212–218 [in German]. doi:10.1002/jlac.19656820121

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