Primary light from primary light source (LED) is supplied toward a light an input face of an light control member. The light input face is provided with a plurality of projections for light input promotion. Each projection is composed of a generally spherical top portion and tapered column-like portion. Height of each projection may greater than a distance as far as an adjacent projection. An light output face of the light control member may be provided with of a plurality of projections having a function of causing an inner incident light to be deflected as to approach a frontal direction on being emitted, or may be formed of a roughened surface. A light flux control member may be interposed between the primary light source and the light control member.


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