Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Astragalus L.

Astragalus himalayanus Klotzsch

This species is accepted, and its native range is Pakistan to Central Himalaya.

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb

[ILDIS]
Use
Medicine

Native to:

Nepal, Pakistan, West Himalaya

Astragalus himalayanus Klotzsch appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1982 s.coll. [75], Uttaranchal K000959824 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1982 Thomson, T. [s.n.], Jammu-Kashmir K000959826 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1977 s.coll. [962], Jammu-Kashmir K000959828 Yes
Jan 1, 1977 s.coll. [1007], Jammu-Kashmir K000959827 Yes
Madden, E. [s.n.], Uttaranchal K000959825 Yes

First published in Bot. Ergebn. Reise Waldemar: 160 (1862)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Podlech, D & Zarre, S. (2013). A taxonomic revision of the genus Astragalus L. (Leguminosae) in the Old World 2: 823-1640. Naturhistorisches Museum Wien.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Jain, S. K. (1991). Dictionary of Indian Folk Medicine and Ethnobotany

  • 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 Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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