Anthyllis TetraphyllaFour-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.