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A genus of about ten species of deciduous or partly evergreen shrubs or small trees; leaves trifoliolate, small; flowers yellow, in terminal racemes; pod glandular, a character to which the generic name refers. The species are wild in the Mediterranean region and on the mountains of North Africa.

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