Astragalus berytheus

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Astragalus berytheus


Taxonavigation: Fabales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Faboideae
Tribus: Galegeae
Genus: Astragalus
Sectio: Astragalus sect. Platyglottis
Species: Astragalus berytheus



Astragalus berytheus Boiss. & C.I.Blanche, Diagn. Pl. Orient. ser. 2, 2: 33 (1856) [Nov–Dec 1856].

  • Lectotype (designated by Podlech, Mitt. Bot. Staatss. Munchen 29: 544. 1990): Lebanon, Beyrouth, 25.3.1850, C.J. Blanche (Lectotypus: G-BOIS; isolectotypus: BR, C, JE, P, PRC, W, MSB (photo)).


  • Homotypic
    • Tragacantha berythea (Boiss. & Blanche) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 943 (1891).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Western Asia
      • Lebanon-Syria, Palestine.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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