1. The Botanical Magazine
  2. The Botanical Magazine, Volume III

Anthyllis Tetraphylla

Four-Leav'd Ladies-Finger
Class and Order
Diadelphia Decagynia
Generic Character
Calyx ventricosus. Legumen subrotundum, tectum.
Specific Character and Synonyms
ANTHYLLIS tetraphylla herbacea, foliis quaterno-pinnatis. Linn. Syst. Vegetab. ed. 14. Murr. p. 25. Hort. Kew. vol. 3. p. 25
LOTUS pentaphyllos vesicaria. Bauh. Pin. 332
TRIFOLIUM halicacabum. Cam. Hort. 171. t. 47.

An annual; the spontaneous growth of Spain, Italy, and Sicily, flowers in the open border in July, and ripens its seeds, in September.

Long since cultivated in our gardens, but more as a rare, or curious, than a beautiful plant.

108Anthyllis Tetraphylla
Anthyllis Tetraphylla
Four-Leav'd Ladies-Finger