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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Astragalus L.
      1. Astragalus amherstianus Benth.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Afghanistan to W. Himalaya.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Annual, Not climbing, Herb

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Pakistan, West Himalaya

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Astragalus amherstianus Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1996 Thomson, T. [s.n.], Jammu-Kashmir K001090997
    Jan 1, 1996 s.coll. [2108], India K001090996
    Amherst, S. [s.n.] K001090995

    Bibliography

    First published in J.F.Royle, Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts.: 199 (1835)

    Accepted by

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

    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

    • Parsa, A. (1948). Flore de l'Iran. Vol. 2. Teheran: Imprimerie Mazaheri.

    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.
    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
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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