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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Astragalus L.
      1. Astragalus echinus DC.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Syria to Arabian Peninsula.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Lebanon-Syria, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Astragalus echinus DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Luindberg, H. [133], Cyprus K000951896 holotype

    Bibliography

    First published in Astragalogia: 197 (1802)

    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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Danin, A. & Fragman- Sapir, O. (2019). Flora of Israel Online http://flora.org.il/en/plants/.
    • 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.

    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

    Kew Science Photographs
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/