Astragalus gummifer

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Astragalus gummifer
Astragalus gummifer


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. Rhacophorus
Species: Astragalus gummifer


Astragalus gummifer Labill., 1790


  • Astracantha adanica (Ivan.) Greuter
  • Astracantha gummifera (Labill.) Podlech
  • Astracantha rayatensis (Eig) Podlech
  • Astracantha tournefortii (Boiss.) Podlech
  • Astragalus adanicus Ivan.
  • Astragalus adpressus Ehrenb. ex Walp.
  • Astragalus erianthus Willd.
  • Astragalus gummifer subsp. tournefortii (Boiss.) Ponert
  • Astragalus noemiae Eig
  • Astragalus rayatensis Eig
  • Astragalus tournefortii Boiss.
  • Tragacantha eriantha (Willd.) Kuntze
  • Tragacantha gummifera (Labill.) Kuntze
  • Tragacantha tournefortii (Boiss.) Kuntze


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Western Asia
      • Iran, Iraq, Lebanon-Syria, Turkey

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


Primary references[edit]

Labillardière, J.J.H. de: 1790. Observations sur la Physique, sur L'Histoire Naturelle et sur les Arts 46.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: gum tragacanth milkvetch
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