1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Astragalus L.
      1. Astragalus armatus Willd.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NW. Africa.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Ecology
    Africa: Mediterranean/Sahara regional transition zone; grassland.
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia

    Astragalus armatus Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1982 Balansa, B. [916], Algeria K000393578

    First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 3: 1220 (1802)

    Accepted by

    • Podlech, D & Zarre, S. (2013). A taxonomic revision of the genus Astragalus L. (Leguminosae) in the Old World 2: 823-1640. Naturhistorisches Museum Wien.
    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Tietz, S. (1988). Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. Munchen 27:135-380... Astragalus..
    • Ozenda, P. (1977). Flore du Sahara, Ed. 2. Edns. CNRS, Paris.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0