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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Medit. to Central Asia and Pakistan.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
    Vernacular
    Astragal Kairski

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Tadzhikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Astragalus kahiricus DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1991 Parris, B.S. [154], Iran K000392312
    Jan 1, 1972 Wilson, C.G. [363], Iran K000392310
    Jan 1, 1958 Peddie, W A D [110], Afghanistan K000392314
    Gillett [6187], Iraq K000392306
    Furse, P. [5318], Iran K000392311
    Furse, P. [2141], Iran K000392316
    Griffith [1517], Afghanistan K000911513
    Simpson, N.D. [1818], Egypt K000392303
    Collenette, J.S. [1870], Saudi Arabia K000392301
    Collenette, J.S. [897], Afghanistan K000392302
    Dickson [509], Kuwait K000392299
    Guest [18816], Iraq K000392305
    Stewart, R.R. [28023], Pakistan K000392309
    Parsa, A. [665], Iran K000392317
    Bharucha, F.R. [s.n.], Iraq K000392308
    Guest, E.R. [19347], Iraq K000392313
    Ferguson-Lees, J. [254], Jordan K000283233
    Dickson, V. [1011], Saudi Arabia K000392300
    Omar, A.S. [35398], Iraq K000392304
    Chaksavasly [29951], Iraq K000392307
    Lace [3582], Pakistan K000392315
    Dawi, A. [14817], Iraq K000283251

    Bibliography

    First published in Prodr. 2: 292 (1825)

    Accepted by

    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
    • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Milgahid, A.M. (1989). Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3, 2: 1-282. University Libraries, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
    • Townsend, C.C. (1974). Flora of Iraq 3: 1-662. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
    • Nikitin, V.V. (ed.) (1949). Flora Turkmenii 4: 1-364. Turkmenskoe gosudarstvennoe izd., Ashkhabad.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
    • Yakovlev, G.P., Sytin, A.K. & Roskov, Y.R. (1996). Legumes of Northern Eurasia. A checklist: 1-724. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Milgahid, A.M. (1989). Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3, 2: 1-282. University Libraries, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    • Li, A. D. (1981). In: Conspectus Florae Asiae Mediae, Vol. 6. Taschkent. (Rus)
    • Gontscharov, N. F. (1946). In: Flora URSS, Vol. 12. Mosqua, Leningrad. (Rus)

    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

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