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Taxon: Astragalus membranaceus Fisch. ex Bunge

 
Genus: Astragalus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Astragalinae
Nomen number: 5824
Place of publication: Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint Pétersbourg, Sér. 7, 11(16):25. 1868; 15(1):30. 1869, nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comment: conserved (nom. cons., Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.10 & App. IV) against the earlier homonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53) Astragalus membranaceus Moench, nom. rej.
Name Verified on: 29-Aug-2018 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 14 (13 active, 8 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (as A. mongholicus)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Khakassia, Tuva, Yakutia-Sakha, Krasnoyarsk, Chita, Irkutsk, Novosibirsk, Tomsk]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Khabarovsk, Primorye, Amur]
    • CHINA: China [Heilongjiang Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Gansu Sheng, Jilin Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Shandong Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Qinghai Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu, Xizang Zizhiqu]


References:

  1. American Herbal Products Association. 1992. Herbs of commerce
  2. Appelquist, W. L. 2017. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 69. Taxon 66:506. Note: proposal for conservation recommended
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  4. Dong, T. T. X. et al. 2003. Phylogeny of Astragalus in China: molecular evidence from the DNA sequences of 5S rRNA spacer, ITS, and 18S rRNA. J. Agric. Food Chem. 51:6709-6714.
  5. Du, C. et al. 2016. (2431) Proposal to conserve the name Astragalus membranaceus Fisch. ex Bunge against A. membranaceus Moench (Leguminosae) . Taxon 65:392-393. Note: proposed for conservation; prefer to keep distinct from the European Astragalus penduliflorus Lam.
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  7. Fu, Y. C. et al. 1977-. Flora intramongolica. Note: lists as Astragalus membranaceus (Fisch.) Bunge
  8. Hoang, H.-D. et al. 1997. Additional notes to the checklist of Korean cultivated plants (5). Consolidated summary and indexes. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 44:355.
  9. Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae. Note: lists as Astragalus membranaceus (Fisch.) Bunge
  10. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR. Note: lists as Astragalus membranaceus (Fisch.) Bunge
  11. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  12. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:82
  13. Natural Products Research Institute, Seoul National University. 1998. Medicinal plants in the Republic of Korea. WHO Regional Publications Western Pacific Series No. 21. URL: http://www.wpro.who.int/internet/files/pub/97/45.pdf target='_blank'
  14. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  15. Wilson, K. L. 2017. Report of the General Committee: 18. Taxon 66:742. Note: proposal for conservation recommended
  16. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: = Astragalus mongholicus Bunge
  17. Yakovlev, G. P. et al. 1996. Legumes of Northern Eurasia Note: = Astragalus penduliflorus Lam.
  18. Zhu, X.-Y. 2005. Revision of the Astragalus penduliflorus complex (Leguminosae - Papilionoideae). Nordic J. Bot. 23:289. Note: = Astragalus penduliflorus subsp. mongholicus var. dahuricus (Fisch.) X. Y. Zhu

Check other web resources for Astragalus membranaceus Fisch. ex Bunge :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=5824. Accessed 13 August 2020.