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Taxon: Astragalus glycyphyllos L.

 
Genus: Astragalus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Astragalinae
Nomen number: 5792
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.
Accessions: 34 (26 active, 25 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • liquorice milk-vetch  (Source: Mem NYBG) - English
  • sweet milk-vetch  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • wild liquorice  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • réglisse sauvage  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • Bärenschote  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • süßer Tragant  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • orozuz-falso  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • astrágalo  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • sötvedel  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Environmental:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (n.), Turkey (n.)
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation [Checheno-Ingushetia, Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia, North Ossetia, Krasnodar, Stavropol]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Gorno-Altay, Altay, Kemerovo, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Sverdlovsk, Tomsk]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan (n.e.)

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece, Italy, Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Barneby, R. C. 1964. Atlas of North American Astragalus. Part II. The Cercidothrix, Hypoglottis, Piptolodoid, Trimeniaeus and Orophaca Astragali. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 13:1162.
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  7. Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  8. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  9. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  10. Turland, N. J. & C. E. Jarvis. 1997. Typification of Linnaean specific and varietal names in the Leguminosae (Fabaceae). Taxon 46:464. Note: lectotypify
  11. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  12. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  13. Yakovlev, G. P. et al. 1996. Legumes of Northern Eurasia

Check other web resources for Astragalus glycyphyllos 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=5792. Accessed 24 August 2019.