Genus: Astracantha Podlech

Synonym of: Astragalus L.

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Astragalinae
Alternate family(ies): Papilionaceae
Genus number: 1093
Last updated: 10-Feb-2005
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist. Note: accepts
  2. Podlech, D. 1983. Zur Taxonomie und Nomenklatur der Tragacanthoiden Astragali. Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 19:4. Note: accepts
  3. Reer, U. & D. Podlech. 1986. Die europaischen Vertreter der Gattung Astracantha Podl. (Leguminosae). Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 22:528. Note: accepts
  4. Zarre M., S. & D. Podlech. 1997. Problems in the taxonomy of tragacanthic Astragalus. Sendtnera 4:243-250. Note: = Astragalus L.

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