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

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

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Nepal, Pakistan, West Himalaya

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Astragalus leucocephalus Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Strachey, R. [1], India K001094335
    Griffith, W. [1080], Afghanistan K001094334
    Griffith, W. [1080], Afghanistan K001094336
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5923], India K001122562
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5923], India K001122563
    Walker, G.W. [s.n.], India K000959819
    Falconer, H. [421], Uttaranchal K000959821
    Madden, E. [s.n.], Himachal Pradesh K000959820
    s.coll. [s.n.] K000959818

    Bibliography

    First published in J.F.Royle, Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts.: 198 (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.
    • Sekar, K.C. & Srivastava, S.K. (2009). Additions to the flora of Lahaul-Spiti from Pin valley national park Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 33: 22-25.
    • 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

    • Kitamura, S. (1960). Flora of Afghanistan. Res. of Kyoto Uni. Exped. 1955: Vol. 2

    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