Astragalus asterias Steven

First published in Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 4: 267 (1832)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Medit. to Pakistan, Arabian Peninsula. It is a annual and grows primarly in the subtropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Transcaucasus, Turkey

Introduced into:

France

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Arevschatian, I.G. (2011). The subgenus Astragalus of the genus Astragalus in Southern Transcaucasia. Takhtajania 1: 69-84.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • 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.
  • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Milgahid, A.M. (1989). Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3, 2: 1-282. University Libraries, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • 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.
  • Townsend, C.C. (1974). Flora of Iraq 3: 1-662. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Milgahid, A.M. (1989). Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3, 2: 1-282. University Libraries, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • 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.
  • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1996 Chesney, F.R. [66], Syria K000895621 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Chesney, F.R. [66], Syria K000895620 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1991 Ehrenberg, C.G. [s.n.], Egypt K000895619 isotype Yes
Boissier, P.E. [s.n.] K000895622 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • 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 Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images