1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Chesneya Lindl. ex Endl.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Asia to Indo-China.

    [LOWO]

    Legumes of the World. Edited by G. Lewis, B. Schrire, B. MacKinder & M. Lock. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. (2005)

    Habit
    Shrubs or herbs
    Ecology
    Continental temperate grassland and shrubland, often montane or altimontane
    Distribution
    temperate SW Asia to Sino-Himalayan region, most diverse in C Asia to Mongolia
    Note
    Placed in the basally branching group of genera to the Astragalean clade (Wojciechowski et al., 2000)
    [LOWO]
    Use
    Some species have ornamental value

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, China North-Central, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Lebanon-Syria, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Qinghai, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, Xinjiang

    Chesneya Lindl. ex Endl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Gen. Pl.: 1275 (1840)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Sources

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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

    Legumes of the World Online
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