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Taxon: Astragalus boeticus L.

 
Genus: Astragalus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Astragalinae
Nomen number: 5727
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:758. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 15-Feb-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Feb-2006
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 12 (5 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: potential as fodder
  • Human food: beverage base (fide Genet Res Crop Evol 61:291. 2014)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands (Gran Canaria)]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Iran, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey (Kos & Rodos Islands)

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Former Yugoslavia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal (s.), Spain (s. & Baleares)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. Eriksson, O. et al. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2. (L Macar ed2)
  5. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  6. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  7. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  8. Maassoumi, A. A. R. The genus Astragalus in Iran. Res. Inst. For. Rangelands Techn. Publ. 44. 1989; 47. 1986 (Astrag Iran)
  9. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  10. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  11. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  12. Pottier-Alapetite, G. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones. (F Tunis)
  13. Prohens, J. et al. 2014. Swedish coffee (Astragalus boeticus L.), a neglected coffee substitute with a past and a potential future Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 61:287-297.
  14. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  15. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  16. Smythies, B. E. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882. (L Spain)
  17. Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. (SF Egypt)
  18. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  19. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

Check other web resources for Astragalus boeticus L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?5727. Accessed 19 October 2018.