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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Astragalus L.
      1. Astragalus cephalotes Banks & Sol.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. & SE. Turkey to Lebanon and NW. Iran.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Rare
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub
    Vernacular
    Astragal Somie, Astrakanta Somie

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Iran, Iraq, Lebanon-Syria, Turkey

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Astragalus cephalotes Banks & Sol. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 18, 1968 Bornmüller, J.F.N. [1185], Iraq K000951963 isotype
    Guest, E. [4428], Iraq K000951972
    Sintenis, P. [1283], Turkey Astragalus andrachne K000951959
    Kotschy, K.G.T. [4], Turkey Astragalus andrachne K000951965
    Kotschy, K.G.T. [258], Syria Astragalus andrachne K000951967
    Kotschy, K.G.T. [76], Turkey Astragalus andrachne K000951968 syntype
    Aucher Eloy, P.M.R. [1250], Syria Astragalus andrachne K000951964
    Aucher Eloy, P.M.R. [1250], Syria Astragalus andrachne K000951966
    Woronow, G. [78], Georgia Astragalus sommieri K000511735
    Litvinov, D.I. [s.n.], Turkey Astragalus sommieri K000511734
    Kotschy, K.G.T. [132], Turkey Astragalus andrachneifolius K000951961
    Kotschy, K.G.T. [132], Turkey Astragalus andrachneifolius K000951962

    Bibliography

    First published in A.Russell, Nat. Hist. Aleppo, ed. 2, 2: 260 (1794)

    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.
    • 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 2: 823-1640. Naturhistorisches Museum Wien.
    • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
    • 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 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