Astragalus orthocarpus

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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. Astragalus
Species: Astragalus orthocarpus


Astragalus orthocarpus Boiss., Diagn. Pl. Orient. 9: 68 (1849).

  • Lectotypus (Podlech, Sendtnera 6: 185. 1999): [Afghanistan] in regno Cabulico, W. Griffith 1060 = distr. no. 1520 (Lectotypus: K: hb. Hooker, sheet marked as lectotypus; isolectotypes: K, P: photo MSB).


  • Homotypic
    • Tragacantha orthocarpa (Boiss.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 947 (1891).
  • Heterotypic
    • Astragalus virgaurea Kitam., Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 16: 137 (1956).
      • Typus:: Afghanistan, Lataband pass, Mullaomar, 2200 m, 15.6.1955, S. Kitamura (Holotypus: KYO; isotypus: TNS).



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Western Asia
      • Afghanistan.
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Indian Subcontinent
      • Pakistan.

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


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