1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Astragalus L.
      1. Astragalus crenatus Schult.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is N. & NE. Tropical Africa to Pakistan.

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    Habit
    Annual, Not climbing, Herb
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    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Mediterranean/Sahara regional transition zone; grassland., Sahara regional transition zone; grasslands
    Habit
    Annual/Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
    Vernacular
    Astragal Morshchinistyi, Mushuktirnok

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Gulf States, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Sudan, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Yemen

    Astragalus crenatus Schult. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1991 Davis [49832], Libya K000392296
    Jan 1, 1991 Davis, P. [568], Morocco K000392298
    Jan 1, 1991 Bourgeau, E. [222], Algeria K000392297
    Jan 1, 1991 Schimper, W. [120], Saudi Arabia K000895570
    Jan 1, 1991 Schimper, W. [120], Saudi Arabia K000895569
    Jan 1, 1991 Parsa, A. [943], Iran K000895573
    Jan 1, 1991 Bornmüller, J.F.N. [3751], Iran K000895574
    Jan 1, 1991 Buhse, F.A. [59], Iran K000895575
    Jan 1, 1991 Bunge, A.A.Von. [s.n.], Iran K000895576
    Boissier, P.E. [s.n.], Arabian Peninsula K000895571
    Boissier, P.E. [s.n.], Arabian Peninsula K000895572

    First published in Observ. Bot.: 186 (1809)

    Accepted by

    • Podlech, D & Zarre, S. (2013). A taxonomic revision of the genus Astragalus L. (Leguminosae) in the Old World 1: 1-822. Naturhistorisches Museum Wien.
    • Taeb, F., Ekici, M. & Podlech, D. (2012). Taxonomic revision of annual species of Astragalus (Fabaceae) in Turkey Feddes Repertorium 123: 1-26.
    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Llewellyn, O.A., Hall, M., Miller, A.G., Al-Abbasi, T.M., Al-Wetaid, A.H., Al-Harbi, R.J. & Al-Shammari, K.F. (2011). Important plant areas in the Arabian peninsula: 4. Jabal Aja Edinburgh Journal of Botany 68: 199-224.
    • Arevschatian, I.G. (2011). The subgenus Astragalus of the genus Astragalus in Southern Transcaucasia Takhtajania 1: 69-84.
    • Ghazanfar, S.A. (2007). Flora of the Sultanate of Oman. volume 2. Crassulaceae - Apiaceae Scripta Botanica Belgica 36: 1-220.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
    • Nikitin, V.V. (ed.) (1949). Flora Turkmenii 4: 1-364. Turkmenskoe gosudarstvennoe izd., Ashkhabad.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Podlech, D & Zarre, S. (2013). A taxonomic revision of the genus Astragalus L. (Leguminosae) in the Old World 1: 1-822. Naturhistorisches Museum Wien.
    • Taeb, F., Ekici, M. & Podlech, D. (2012). Taxonomic revision of annual species of Astragalus (Fabaceae) in Turkey Feddes Repertorium 123: 1-26.
    • Llewellyn, O.A., Hall, M., Miller, A.G., Al-Abbasi, T.M., Al-Wetaid, A.H., Al-Harbi, R.J. & Al-Shammari, K.F. (2011). Important plant areas in the Arabian peninsula: 4. Jabal Aja Edinburgh Journal of Botany 68: 199-224.
    • Ghazanfar, S.A. (2007). Flora of the Sultanate of Oman. volume 2. Crassulaceae - Apiaceae Scripta Botanica Belgica 36: 1-220.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Jongbloed, M., Western, R.A. & Boer, B. (2000). Annotated Check-list for plants in the U.A.E.: 1-90. Zodiac Publishing, Dubai.
    • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Daoud, H.S. in Al-Rawi, A. (1985). Flora of Kuwait 1: 1-224. Alden Press Ltd., U.K.
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    • Townsend, C. C. & Guest, E. (1974). Flora of Iraq. Vol. 3. Baghdad.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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    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