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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Turkey to Iran.

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    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub
    Vernacular
    Astragal Gudrata, Astrakanta Gudrata
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    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub
    Vernacular
    Astrakanta Melkogolovaya
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    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub
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    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub
    [ILDIS]

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    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Iran, Iraq, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan

    Astragalus microcephalus Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Siehe, W. [190], Turkey K000951890 isosyntype
    Brant, J. [s.n.], Western Asia K000951891 holotype
    Sintenis P. [4713], Turkey Astragalus fissus K000951872

    First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 3: 1332 (1802)

    Accepted by

    • Arevschatian, I.G. (2011). The subgenus Astragalus of the genus Astragalus in Southern Transcaucasia Takhtajania 1: 69-84.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
    • Townsend, C.C. (1974). Flora of Iraq 3: 1-662. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
    • Nikitin, V.V. (ed.) (1949). Flora Turkmenii 4: 1-364. Turkmenskoe gosudarstvennoe izd., Ashkhabad.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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.
    • Townsend, C.C. (1974). Flora of Iraq 3: 1-662. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, 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/
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