1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Astragalus L.
      1. Astragalus obtusifolius DC.

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

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Iran, Iraq, Turkey

    Astragalus obtusifolius DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1993 Parsa [20022], Iran K000958477 holotype
    Olivier, G.A. [s.n.], Iraq K000958476 Unknown type material
    Kotschy, C.G.T. [155] K000958472
    Kotschy, C.G.T. [555], Iran K000958473
    Kotschy, C.G.T. [555], Iran K000958474
    Kotschy, C.G.T. [555], Iran K000958475

    First published in Prodr. 2: 295 (1825)

    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.
    • 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.

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

    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